Karen Hanmer

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Title: The Bonefolder/Der Pressbengel

The Bonefolder/Der Pressbengel

The Bonefolder/Der Pressbengel

The Bonefolder/Der Pressbengel | bound by artist in 2012 | $600

English version translated by Peter Verheyen, 2010

German text by Ernst Collin, 1922

Bradel binding using John Demerritt’s technique. Cave paper spine, boards covered in pastepaper by the binder, rolled leather endbands, graphite top edge, Burga endsheets. Text printed on French Dur-O-Tone Newsprint Aged.

Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x .5” / 21.5 x 14 x 1 cm

English translation interleaved with folios in the original German, typography and page layout based on Der Pressbengel; both titles stamped on spine, right-reading according to national preference.