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artists' books; cutouts; altered book; Stacked & Altered exhibition, summer 2022


1 book object. Altered book by unknown book artist. After page [iix] the remainder of the text is cut-out. A 19.5 x 9.5 window has been carved into the text block. A text message which begins, "My dear and unfortunate sucessor: ..." is printed on various raised lines of text which read from top to bottom. Original book was published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2005. Map on lining-paper. Gift of Jan Baker. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition Stacked & Altered, summer 2022.

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lining papers (coverings); cutouts; alteration (process and technique); paper


24 cm

The Historian : A Novel



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