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toy books, movable books, artists' books


1 box, 5 objects with color illustrations inside. The box, which is designed to resemble a candy box, contains 3 miniature books (2 of which are accordion folded), 1 folded octagonal object with text, and a small box with text containing 5 copper balls which are to be placed into 5 holes on box's bottom surface. All are designed to resemble pieces of candy and are nested in a cloth which fits over partitioned bottom of box. A leaf with box's contents is mounted on the inside lid. Title from box. Letterpress printed from photopolymer plates in an edition of 100 copies.

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Berkeley, Calif. : Flying Fish Press, 1998.


©Chen, Julie. Berkeley, CA.: Flying Fish Press, 1998.

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letterpress printing; paper


18 x 26 x 5 cm

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