The Book as Vessel ~Oregon Book Arts Guild Exhibition Catalog 1991 Handmade Books & Paper ~ John "Jack" Walsdorf, Bonnie Garlan, Kathy Crump


Title: The Book as Vessel: A catalogue of the 1991 Oregon Book Biennial

Author: John J. Walsdorf, Bonnie Garlan, Kathy Crump

Description: One of 800 hand-sewn copies in card covers. Black-and-white illustrations on twelve pages; sample of handmade paper tipped-in. 59 pages. In archival mylar.

Catalog of for the 1991 exhibition of handmade books, presented by the Oregon Book Artists Guild and The Center for the Book at the Oregon State Library. The exhibition included presenters from all across the United States, as well as from Canada, Germany, Italy, and Finland.

Introduction by John ''Jack'' Walsdorf. Includes the brief essays ''The Book as Vessel'' by Bonnie Garlan, teacher of book arts at the Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, and ''300 Years of Handmade Paper in the United States'' by Kathy Crump, a Stockton, California, artist and book maker.

Binding: Hand Sewn Wraps
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Oregon Book Artists Guild and The Center for the Book at the Oregon State Library
Year: 1991

Keywords: book arts, book artists, handmade books, exhibition,

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