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artists' books; miniature (size attribute); toy books; movable books


[14] leaves : all color illus.. An Alphabet book. "Tumbling Blocks is a little cut alphabet created from the offcuts from Praise Basted In, the design of which, left an intriguing number of small folios of hand made papers. It will spiral in several ways or stand in a circle- tumble in your hands, but will always fall back into place if you let it. The cube box is folded with two papers that hold each other in place without needing glue"--'Note for standing order patrons' accompanying book. Each leaf consists of two cut letters glued back to back; leaves folded and glued to permit book to open into a variety of shapes. Issued in paper box laid in plastic container (7 x 7 x 7 cm.) Library has copy no. 62 of an edition of 200 signed and numbered by the authors.

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Newark, Vt. : Janus Press, [1996]


©Newark, Vt. : Janus Press, [1996]

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folded books; paper


6 x 6 cm.

Tumbling Blocks for Pris and Bruce



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