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The book of the anonymous

Title
The book of the anonymous / John Yau & Max Gimblett.
Author
Yau, John, 1950-
Publication
New York : Granary Books, 2012.
Supplementary Content
Publisher's description

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. Amer. 2012 12-231Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Description
[28] p. : ill. (some col.); 36 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artists' books – United States – 21st century.
  • Collages – United States – 21st century.
  • Drawings – United States – 21st century.
  • Handade papers (Paper)
  • Non-adhesive bindings (Binding) – United States – 21st century.
Note
  • "Edition of 33 ... Each copy is signed by poet and artist"--Colophon.
  • "Produced by Diane Bertolo, Steve Clay and Susan Mills. ... The typography is by Steve Clay, the binding by Susan Mills. Philip Gallo printed the book at the Hermetic Press. The collages were made at Max Gimblett's studio with assistance from Matt Jones, Giovanni Forlino and Kristen Reyes. The papers used ... include Kinkami black, Cal Ling autumn, Tamashiki orange, Kingin Furi tan, Sunomi silver, Sunomi kraft, Yuzen cream, Kyoto M25 white, Tairei #1 white, Philippine Banana Bark alabaster and Gampi Smooth 43"--Colophon.
  • "John Yau wrote the poem in 2009 in response to several translations of the "Tao te Ching" given to him by Max Gimblett. Upon receipt of the manuscript Gimblett created a series of more than one hundred drawings and collages incorporating rare and unusual handmade papers from around the world. The Granary Books publication comprises the twenty-four part poem and twelve of the remarkable images; each book includes an original ink drawing by Gimblett on the cover. ... The text and images were printed letterpress by Philip Gallo at the Hermetic Press; the collages incorporate gold-leaf, photography, photocopy and drawing"--Publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 13, 2012..
  • Printed on double leaves.
Binding (note)
  • Black cloth boards; open spine, with exposed stitching. Original drawing by GImblett in black ink on silver on front cover. "The non-adhesive binding was created by master binder Susan Mills. Through a series of ... folds and couplings, the pages are gathered together and sewn to cloth-backed boards. Each copy in the edition is ... housed in a handmade silver cloth-covered clamshell box with spine label also made by the binder"--Publisher's Web site.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 2012 12-231
Author
Yau, John, 1950-
Title
The book of the anonymous / John Yau & Max Gimblett.
Imprint
New York : Granary Books, 2012.
Local Note
Spencer Coll. copy is no. 11/33; signed in pencil by Yau and Gimblett.
Binding
Black cloth boards; open spine, with exposed stitching. Original drawing by GImblett in black ink on silver on front cover. "The non-adhesive binding was created by master binder Susan Mills. Through a series of ... folds and couplings, the pages are gathered together and sewn to cloth-backed boards. Each copy in the edition is ... housed in a handmade silver cloth-covered clamshell box with spine label also made by the binder"--Publisher's Web site.
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Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
Added Author
Gimblett, Max, 1935- Illustrator
Laozi. Dao de jing.
Bertolo, Diane. Book producer
Clay, Steven, 1951- Typographer
Mills, Susan (Susan E.) Binder
Gallo, Philip. Printer
Granary Books (Firm) Publisher
Hermetic Press. Printer
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 2012 12-231
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