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artists' books; Japanese paper (handmade paper); Kunc, Karen S. (American printmaker, born 1952)


1 sheet : color illustrations . Author information from colophon. "This book began at midsummer with etchings made in Kustavi, and aquatints made at home in the fall. The text is handset and the paper is handmade of grasses and old sheets. All completed at winter solstice by Karen Kunc."--Colophon. Issued in an edition of 18. Bound in boards covered with blue, grey, and red paper. Text consists of a Finnish folk song. Color etchings and aquatints printed on handmade paper of grasses and cotton rag. Letterpress printed text. Accordion folded into covered boards. Library has copy no. 8.

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Avoca, Nebraska : Blue Heron Press, 2004.


©Avoca, Nebraska : Blue Heron Press, 2004.

Materials / Techniques

aquatints (prints); etching (printing process); paper


15 x 153 cm accordion folded to 15 x 9 cm

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