Artists' Books & Installation
San Antonio Rose: The Life and Music of Bob Wills | bound by artist in 2007 | $3000
by Charles R. Townsend, University of Illinois Press, 1976
English technique fine binding: sewn on tapes, covered in full goatskin. Backpared and traditional onlays. Onlays on edge-to-edge doublures leave impression on suede flyleaves. Cold tooling of details on onlays. Hand sewn silk headbands. Acrylic sprinkled edges. Calligraphy for text onlay by Joanne Kluba. Book inscribed by author.
Design presents iconic images from the career of Bob Wills, band leader, fiddler, radio and movie personality, and the originator of Western Swing music.
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