John M. Carrera

Pictorial Webster’s: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities

Quercus Press

2006 - 2011

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Finely bound copy of the Letterpress Edition of Pictorial Webster's in artist binding with pop-out illustrations.

  • John M. Carrera (American).
  • Binding by Karen Hanmer (American).
  • London: Quercus Press, 2006.
  • Letterpress Edition.
  • Illustrations from Pictorial Webster’s wall cards and laser printed onto goatskin onlays and outlined with inlaid goatskin lines with 33 additional illustrations on Mohawk.
  • Limited to 16 unbound copies.
  • Selected for the "Hand Bookbinders of California Fortieth Annual Member’s Exhibition" at Stamford University (July 19–December 12, 2012).
  • Bound in full leather with leather hinges, marbled endsheets, and doublures hand-printed with hand-sewn silk headbands and the page edges sprinkled with red acrylic ink.
  • A copy of the brochure and book included with a signed artist statement from Karen Hanmer.
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Language
English
Subject
Zoology, Science, Fine bindings, Art, Natural history, Illustrated
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