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Book Makers
October 24, 1979 - November 9, 1979

Center for Book Arts first five years

Carol  Alonge
Sahara, The Longest Desert in the World
(1977) 3 pages, sand in vinyl
Sahara, The Longest Desert in the World
(1977) 3 pages, sand in vinyl
Richard  Barrett
Ovid's Medea
(1979) Handprinted on handmade papers, with etchings and engravings by Jane Marshall. Edition of 30 copies and 4 proofs.
Barton Lidice  Benes
Aloha, Evelyn
(1975) 9 folded pages. Rubber stamps, epilogue on fan.
Bound Book
(1976) Book, rope, paint and wax.
Dance Lesson, The
(1977) Rubber stamps on 16 paper footprints.
Pier 48
(1976) 8 original photographs by Andres Lander and David Meyer. 9 pages, rubber stamps.
Save Our Children
(1977) 5 folded pages. Rubber stamps, watercolor, glitter and cut-out.
Snapshots
(1975) Two folios with rubber stamped ink and hand colored images, color photographs in canvas envelope.
Snapshots
(1975) Two folios with rubber stamped ink and hand colored images, color photographs in canvas envelope.
Trick or Treat
(1977) 6 trick or treat bags with cookies. Typewritten text.
Warren  Brandt
Nudes
(1979) Drawings, paintings, photographs in linen binding by Susan Share. (Binding 1979).
Rosemarie  Chiarlone
Vortex
(1979) Handmade Nepalese paper on zig-zag hinge, with diminishing cut-out.
Norman B.  Colp
Emerge
(1979) C prints
Submerge
(1979) C prints
Elaine  de Kooning
Basketball Series
(1979) 7 Completed watercolors in a binding by Mindell Dubansky.
Kathleen  Derzipiliski
Book 3
(1978) Paper collages in japanese binding, linen cover.
Book 5
(1979) Paper collages in case binding, linen cover.
Mindell  Dubansky
Binding for Stanley Moss' "Skull of Adam"
(1979) Sewn case binding with linen spine, hand made paper cover with stitching.
Elvis Book
(1977) Embroidered book of photographs in a blue suede shoe box.
Dikko  Faust
Erie Shore Letters, The, by Timothy Cohrs
(1977) Designed, handset, printed and bound on his handmade papers by artist
Ofaginzies Abatoir by Timothy Cohrs
(1979) Published by Purgatory Pie Press, New York. Letterpress, paper handmade by the artist; exposed cord, bound in torn paintings.
Western Fightin' Mens, a serial by Timothy Cohrs
(1978) Pack of cards designed, handset, printed and boxed by artist
Thom  Feild
Book of Chevrons/One hundred original chevron designs in color
(1979) Designed and screen printed by artist; binding of Nigerian goatskin with onlays designed and executed by Bruce Schnabel
Connie  Fox
xxx's
(1979) Acrylic on paper, linen box for triptych folding pages bound by Antonia Weil.
Pat  Gorman
Book design for "Minsky in London"
(1979) Cover caricature by Gerald Mynott, back cover photograph by Richard Minsky.
Marty  Greenbaum
Earthwatch No. 2
(1979) Drawing and painting with roplex, wax and collage
In and Out
(1978) Book, drawing and collage.
Hermann  Greissle
Dabblers in Ink and Self-Admiration
(1979) Wood-engraving
On the Making of Modern China
(1979) Wood-engraving and original wood block
Silmarillion
(1977) Wood-engraving
Zucchini II
(1978) Wood-engraving
Douglass Morse  Howell
A portfolio of ten handmade flax and linen papers
(1977) Portfolio constructed by apprentices at Center for Book Arts.
Allan  Kornblum
Reasons for the Sky by Jim Hanson
(1979) Handset in Plantin and Libra types by Alastair Johnston and Allan Kornblum
Vodka and Roses by Michael Irene Welch
(1978) Designed by artist, handset and printed in Perpetua and Salem types by Laurie Nelson-Heern
Hedi  Kyle
April Diary
(1979) Laminations of various oriental and domestic papers, reversed writing, images with watercolor and color pencils. From the collection of Richard Minsky, New York, NY.
Fan Book
(1979) Concertina fold construction, fans folded out of various Japanese papers.
First Avenue Moth
(1979) Handmade paper, cutouts, watercolor, pastel.
Pocket Book
(1979) Book with mylar pockets, including stencils and fragments of old papers
Vortex
(1979) Handmade Nepalese paper on zig-zag hinge, with diminishing cut-out.
Annabel  Levitt
Air Mail Postcards by Franco Beltrametti
Printed in handset Optima by Liz Phillips. Edition of 320 copies, of which 26 are signed and hand colored by the author.
Train Ride by Ted Berrigan
(1978) Printed in Gill Sans type by Michael Uytenbogaart at Center for Book Arts.
Typings (1974 - 1977) by Christopher Knowles
(1979) Published by Vehicle Editions, New York. Offset: 3 colors.
Barbara  Mauriello
Paper Quilts
(1979) Quilt patterns on handmade paper
Richard  Minsky
North American Hand Papermaking
(1976) 2 volumes, accordion-style folding book. 31 sheets of handmade paper works, photographs and statements by artists.
Unicorn Tapestries, The by Margaret B. Freeman
(1977) Published 1976; Binding 1977. Work by apprentices at Center for Book Arts, commissioned by Metropolitan Museum of Art. Oasis goat, ivory horn hand carved by Nicholas Caraccio.
Alphonso  Ossorio
2 Openings
(1979) Mixed media in a binding by Mindell Dubansky.
Harvey Dolph  Redding
Metropolis
(1979) Monoprints from color xerox on rag paper, collage, machine sewing, rubber stamps.
New York Burn
(1979) Monoprints from color xerox on rage paper, collage, machine sewing, rubber stamps.
Probe Detail
(1979) Monoprints from color Xerox, black and white copies and rag paper, collage, rubber stamping, machine sewn.
John L.  Risseeuw
Across the Universe
(1978) Lithography and letterpress, words by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
I nearly died laughing
(1974) Printed on handmade papers with Bembo and Palatino types.
Ozzie's Box
(1978) Lithography and letterpress
Bruce  Schnabel
A Bug Book, Pictural Insect Specimens
(1979) Original gouache paintings color Xeroxed on Wooky Hole paper, dry-mounted on Roma (Fabriano) paper with subtle ink graphics. Title page tooled with black foil with dry-mounted Xerox cartouche. Nigerian goatskin binding, Nigerian goat and reverse Nigerian goat only, damp-scribed. Red silk embroidered headbands.
Gilder's Notes
(1978) Gold-tooled drawings on Roma paper, pieced Nigerian goatskin binding, scribed.
notes from the Etymologist's Journal, I.
(1979) Color Xerox of gouache paintings and collage mounted on Roma paper, Nigerian goatskin binding with onlay, damp scribed.
notes from the Etymologist's Journal, II
(1979) Color Xerox of gouache paintings mounted on Roma paper, Nigerian goatskin binding with onlay, tooled with colored foils and in blind.
Notes from the Etymologist's Journal, III
(1979) Original gouache paintings and collage color Xeroxed on T. H. Saunders Wooky Hole mouldmade paper. Title page tooled with black foil. Binding is Nigerian goatskin with dyed Nigerian goatskin onlay, blind tooled. Glass seed beads sewn through perforations in leather-covered boards. Turquoise silk embroidered headbands.
David  Sellars
Miscellaneous Poems, by Andrew Marvell
(1979) (Binding 1979). Linen, leather parings, pva, snap fasteners
Susan Joy  Share
Silence, by John Cage
(1979) Folding wrapper, collage.
Hedda  Sterne
Sequence 3
(1979) Ink drawings in linen binding by Hedi Kyle
Carol  Sturm
Almanach Du Printemps Vivarois, a long poem by Hayden Carruth
(1979) Univers monotype on Fabriano papers, edition of 200 numbered and signed copies
If Birds Build With your Hair, a group of seven poems by W.D. Snodgrass
(1979) Univers monotype on BFK Rives, Edition of 200 numbered and signed copies.
Quiet of the Land, The, a group of six poems by William Stafford
(1979) Handset Optima on Fabriano papers, edition of 200 numbered and signed copies.
Sleep Tight, a short story by James Purdy
(1979) Univers monotype on handmade Umbria and Finnish felt, with an illustration by the author. Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies.
Stella  Waitzkin
30,000 References I
(1978) Mixed media
30,000 References III
(1979) Mixed media
30,000 References IV
(1979) Mixed media
Doug  Wolf
Almanach Du Printemps Vivarois, a long poem by Hayden Carruth
(1979) Univers monotype on Fabriano papers, edition of 200 numbered and signed copies
If Birds Build With your Hair, a group of seven poems by W.D. Snodgrass
(1979) Univers monotype on BFK Rives, Edition of 200 numbered and signed copies.
Quiet of the Land, The, a group of six poems by William Stafford
(1979) Handset Optima on Fabriano papers, edition of 200 numbered and signed copies.
Sleep Tight, a short story by James Purdy
(1979) Univers monotype on handmade Umbria and Finnish felt, with an illustration by the author. Edition of 100 numbered and signed copies.