Karen Hanmer

Artists' Books & Installation

Gallery: Design Bindings

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Title: A Compendium of the Early History of Chicago

A Compendium of the Early History of Chicago

A Compendium of the Early History of Chicago | bound by artist in 2000 | $800

by Ulrich Danckers and Jane Meredith, 1999

Split board binding with goatskin spine and foredge. Rolled leather endbands. Original sewing retained. Front and rear images are color plates from book scanned and ink-jet printed by the binder with archival ink onto Mohawk Superfine. End sheets show a stylized image of Allium triciccum or chicagoua (Chicago’s namesake wild onion plant) via the above process.

9 x 11.5 x 1.375"