Karen Hanmer

Artists' Books & Installation

Gallery: Design Bindings

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Title: The Poetical Vagaries of a Knight of the Folding-Stick

The Poetical Vagaries of a Knight of the Folding-Stick

The Poetical Vagaries of a Knight of the Folding-Stick

The Poetical Vagaries of a Knight of the Folding-Stick, of Paste Castle. By a Member of the Order of the Blue String, Society of the Garrett, 1815 | bound by artist in 2008 | $1200

Sandlin’s Books, 1993

French technique fine binding: sewn on flattened cords laced into boards, goatskin spine and corners, marbled paper sides, textures Japanese paper doublures and flyleaves, leather hinge. Hand sewn silk headbands, gauffered gilded top edge, gold foil tooling.

12 ¼ x 7 ¾ x 5/8"

Collection of vintage poems about printing and binding titled as if type scattered across the boards.