Karen Hanmer

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Title: Water



A selection of poems on the theme of WATER | bound by artist in 2008 | Collection of Priscilla Spitler

Incline Press for Designer Bookbinders, 2008

French technique fine binding: sewn on flattened cords laced into boards, covered in full goatskin. Design of multiple water molecules executed with leather inlays and onlays in a variety of techniques. Edge-to-edge doublures, suede flyleaves. Hand sewn silk headbands, graphite top edge. Tooling in white gold leaf.

10.75 x 8 x .75"