I’ve Been Shopping

It’s for research. Really.

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I picked this up at the New York Art Book Fair

 

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Even better is this postcard that was laid in.
Diagram by Clive Phillpot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What’s the deal with this? 119 of the 222 lots are in French fine art bindings, including 16 by my French binder crush Pierre-Lucien Martin.
Many thanks to David Wachtel of Sotheby’s.

 

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Oh, look! An American binder!

 

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The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century,
Catalogue of an Exhibition, Pittsburgh, 1979.
A bunch of American fine art binders in here including Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Thomas Patterson, and Jean Gunner.

 

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Timothy C. Ely. The Flight into Egypt: binding the book. Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1995. The trade edition of the unique 1985 artists’ book by Ely entitled Binding the Book: The Flight into Egypt.

 

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Check out this spread

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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