Karen Hanmer

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Title: Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon | bound by artist in 2008 | $2000

by Thomas M. Myers and Michael P. Ghiglieri, Puma Press, 2001

French technique fine binding: sewn on flattened cords laced into boards, covered in full goatskin. Goatskin onlays using Paul Delrue’s Lacunose technique, carbon tooling. Tooling on edge-to-edge doublures leave impression on suede flyleaves. Hand sewn silk headbands, gauffered gilded top edge.

9 ¼ x 6 1/2 x 1 3/4"

Tumbling figures between canyon walls adorn this light hearted account of everyone who has died in the Grand Canyon.