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Traditional Hand-Bound Artist Books, Wall Books, Text Blocks and Books in Sheets for Bookbinders



Books

Traditional Hand-Bound Books




SOSBox

The Sea of Signs
, digital prints on Shrinky Dinks, mahogany case, 7 x 8.5 x 3





Gates

The Gates of Innocence, assemblage holding two books, 10 x 13 x 1.5




OldBook

 Masterpieces of Art, book embedded in vintage volume with clamshell box, 8 x 5.5 x 2.5





BlockBook

Stones in a Strange Sea, digital print adhered to cherry blocks with clamshell box, 9 x 9 x 3




Body

The Body in Question, life drawings on bark paper




CorkPoem

Poem, oil and rubber stamp on corks, 14 x 16



GreekGrammar

The Elements of Greek Grammar (wall book)
, wooden sticks, 18 x 20





Documentary
Documentary




Ghosts
Ghosts and Shadows, vintage photographs




USP

The Usual Suspects, wooden glass-fronted case, 9 x 12 x 6.5





Books in Sheets/Text Blocks

Digitally printed on Somerset white wove text
Ready for sewing and binding by professional bookbinders or hobbyists
Numbered editions, signed by the artist

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Sample Contents

MoonBook



CaravaggioBook



DustBook



StickyBook





Titles Available

Icons Without Context, 20 rubber-stamp drawings with text, 48pp, 1987

A Dark and Stormy Night, 26 drawings in color with text, 64pp, 1988

Researching an Illusion, 60 drawings and studies in color and black and white with text, 96pp, 1988

The Color Goyas, 24 reproductions in color, 32pp, 1988

A History of the Moon, 24 drawings in color with text, 64pp, 1988 (1997)

The Drawings of Caravaggio, 24 drawings in color with text, 64pp, 1988 (1998)

Landscape, Portrait, Still Life, 78 drawings and studies in color with text, 112pp, 1998

Dreams of Glory, 36 color reproductions with text, 88pp, 1998

Midwestern Landscape Scenery, 27 landscape paintings in color, 40pp, 1998

Rituals of Ice, 27 still-life paintings in color, 40pp, 1998

Ghosts and Shadows, 65 reproductions in color of vintage photographs, 128pp, 1999

Scenes From Famous Motion Pictures, 24 watercolor reproductions in color, 64pp, 1999

Documentary, 24 illustrations in color, 56pp, 1999

The Sea of Signs, 16 illustrations in color with text, 48pp, 2000

John Constable and the Tradition of Open-Air Landscape Painting, 24 illustrations in color, 64pp, 2001

John Constable and the Tradition of the Landscape Oil Sketch, 24 illustrations in color, 64pp, 2001

The World Beyond Zero, 24 illustrations in color with text, 64pp, 2001

Plot, Earth and Realm, 36 landscape paintings in color, 88pp, 2001

Paradise Lost, 35 illustrations in color with text, 88pp, 2002

The Undiscovered Country, 12 pencil drawings with text, 40pp, 2003

The Body in Question, 26 figure drawings in color, 64pp, 2003

The Mystery of Flight, 10 illustrations in color with text, 32pp, 2003

The Steel Haiku, 8 illustrations in color, 20pp, 2004

Guns for Hire, 25 portraits in color, 64pp, 2004

The Train From London to Cambridge, 9 paintings in color with text, 16pp, 2005

As Time Goes By: Scenes From Famous Motion Pictures, 13 paintings in color with text, 40pp, 2005

Masterpieces of Painting: A Personal View, 53 reproductions in color, 120pp, 2006

The Usual Suspects, 144 illustrations in color, 156pp, 2006 (2009)

From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe, 29 illustrations in color, 48pp, 2007

The Secrets of Modern Art, 11 illustrations in color with text, 32pp, 2007

Water and Sand, 76 collages in color, 88pp, 2007

Down on the Sticky Floor: Making Art in the 21st Century, 36 illustrations in color with text, 96pp, 2007

A History of Clouds, 37 watercolors in color, 88pp, 2008

The Poetry of Dust, 49 illustrations in color with text, 112pp, 2008

Stones in a Strange Sea, 36 collages in color, 88pp, 2008 (Standard Edition)

Stones in a Strange Sea, 84 illustrations in color, 128pp, 2008  (Enlarged Edition)

Art and Language: The Illusion of Permanence, 66 illustrations in color with text, 96pp, 2008

Photographs, 25 black-and-white photographs, 64pp, 2009

The Gates of Innocence, 52 illustrations in color with text, 80pp, 2009

A History of Landscape Painting in Western Art, 45 paintings in watercolor, 104pp, 2009