A Fowl Alphabet, Alan James Robinson, Allison Milham, Allyn Hart, Becky Williams Thomas, book artists, Book Arts Program, bookbinding, bookmaking, Cheloniidae Press, Claire Taylor, collage, Crane Giamo, Easthampton, Emily Tipps, encaustics, Glenville, Illinois, intaglio printing, J. Willard Marriott Library, Japanese, Julianna Christie, Karen Hanmer, Keiji Shinohara, leather bindings, letterpress printing, Luise Poulton, Marnie Powers-Torrey, Massachusetts, Michelle Macfarlane, National Endowment for the Arts, Pamela Smith, paper decorating, papermaking, photo engraving, photography, printers, rare books, relief printing, Special Collections Gallery, Stacy Phillips, Suzanne Moore, The University of Utah, type, wood engravings
Rare Books is pleased to support the Book Arts Program with its historic, fine press, and artists’ books collections. Glimpse features these and many other book artists represented in our collections.
A FOWL ALPHABET
Alan James Robinson
Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press, 1986
Wood engravings by author. Lettering by Suzanne Moore. Title printed in brown and black; initials and headings printed in brown and gold. Issued in cloth clamshell box. Edition of fifty copies, signed. University of Utah copy is no. 36.
Glenville, IL: Karen Hammer, 2002
N7433.4 H357 A6 2002
Housed in box. Title on box shows the letter “A” turning into the letter “Z.” Edition of eight copies. University of Utah copy is no. 6, signed by the author.
THE SPECTRUM A TO Z
Glenview, IL: K. Hanmer, 2003
N7433.4 H357 S6 2003
Accordion-style alphabet book. Edition of twenty copies. University of Utah copy is no. 4.
Glenview, IL: K. Hanmer, 2004
N7433.4 H357 P37 2004
Karen Hanmer layers fragments of text and image, evoking personal memory within cultural context. Intimate but strong, her books are designed to be handled, their sculptural elements giving way to the physicality of reading the old-fashioned way, by turning a page.