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artists' books; Maine, United States; altered book; Stacked & Altered exhibition, summer 2022


1 book object. Altered book by unknown book artist, possibly RISD student? At page 30, which is the beginning of chapter II, entitled: "But how do you make a living?" the remainder of the text block is cut-out and the bottom and sides of the remaining pages are lined with narrow pieces of bamboo. Original book was published: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Co., 1942. Map on lining-paper. Gift of Jan Baker. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition Stacked & Altered, summer 2022.

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bamboo (material); lining papers (coverings); alteration (process and technique); paper


21 cm

We Took to the Woods



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