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greenhouses, botany, letterpress printing, wood engraving (process), plants, plant conservation, greenhouse gardening, artists' books


1 volume, 40 pages. ".. printed in an edition of 35 in the fall of 2016 from wood, metal, and plastic on a Vandercook Universal III housed at the Center for Book Arts, New York. Papers used are Sakamoto Heavy, Thai Kozo, and Zerkyll Ingres. Studio support for the development of the edition was also provided by Guttenberg Arts in NJ. Polymer plates were made by Boxcar Press in Syracuse, NY." -- Colophon. Limited edition of 35 copies; numbered and signed by Sarah Nicholls. Pamphlet stich binding; in two gatherings, attached to the heavy purple paper cover. Issued in a blue cloth covered clamshell case, print with title mounted to case cover. "'Glasshouse' is a limited edition artist book that looks at the history of greenhouses, a technology made to cultivate foreign plants in a controlled environment, originally in service to empire."--artist's website.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


[New York] : Sarah Nicholls, 2016.


©Nicholls, Sarah, New York, NY: Sarah Nicholls, 2016.

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woodcuts (prints); paper


in case 24 x 28 cm, 21 x 26 cm




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