Cathy Adelman: The Bicycle Diaries by Richard Goodman

As requested, here are a bunch of pictures of the Cathy Adelman binding I purchased in May 2014: The Bicycle Diaries by Richard Goodman with woodcuts by Gaylord Schanilec.

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The Bicycle Diaries by Richard Goodman

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Recent Acquisitions and Why

You know what I’m really good at? Buying books about bookbinding. I bought my first catalog of a bookbinding exhibit in April of 2000 (I still have the receipt). This is where my money goes, instead of feeding my family. Fortunately, since I’m good at it, I didn’t pay much for most of these. The Tarlau book is a notable exception in more than one way. I paid a lot for it and it’s a novel. My excuse? It’s a very thinly disguised autobiography. I can’t speak for the very personal details, but it’s about her experiences within the bookbinding community in France. Names have been changed, but even I can identify many of the characters. It’s an education.

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