Visual display of the Woven and interlocking book structures : from the Janus, Steiner and Gefn Presses

Woven and interlocking book structures : from the Janus, Steiner and Gefn Presses

  • 2002
Newark, Vermont: Janus Gefn Unlimited
  • COLOPHON: "The diagrams were drawn by hand by the authors, then scanned and corrected on the Macintosh by Margery Cantor, who set the text in Utopia, which was designed by Robert Slimbach in 1989 for Adobe Systems, Inc., with the titles set in Helvetica designed by Max Miedinger in 1957 for the Haas Typefoundry in Basel, Switzerland. The paper is 140gsm Thai Woodfree, printed by Everbest in Hong Kong where it was Smythe sewn." "The models were executed by Audrey Holden following the directions in the book; the boxes were made by Judi Conant and Mary Richardson in Maidstone, Vermont. Two hundred copies were published by the Janus Press in Newark, Vermont, of which this is for the Kohler Art Library."
  • Signed by Claire Van Vliet. Unnumbered copy from an edition of 200.
  • Contents of slipcases: Aunt Sallie's lament. Aunt Sallie's lament without flags. Aunt Sallie's lament non-adhesive version. Moeraki boulders. Designing duet. Beauty in use. Beautyi n use with text leaves. Deep in the territory. Night street. Gioia I. Gioia II. Sing weaving. Compound frame. Bone songs. A landscape with cows in it. Well-heeled.
  • Four slipcases containing 16 book models are enclosed with the book in a cloth-covered clamshell box.

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Cantor, Margery
Somers, John
McLean, Melville
Conant, Judi
Richardson, Mary
Newark, Vermont: Janus Gefn Unlimited
Description of Original
141 p.: ill.; 26 x 20 x 2 cm + 16 models in 4 slipcases; all in box (29 x 23 x 6 cm)
Location of Original
University of Wisconsin–Madison. Libraries. Kohler Art Library : N7433.4 V275 2002
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