Perfect-bound wraps, 21.4 by 28 cm, ix 92 pp., illus., including a tipped-in sample of a hand-made paste paper. Very good with only faint shelf wear and the titles written on the spine with a marker. The Ox Bow Diary “wrote itself” during the three-week Paper & Book Intensive of 1985. The PBI is an annual working sabbatical in the book arts, papermaking, and conservation for seasoned practitioners and motivated beginners. For more than thirty years, participants have gathered together from around the world for two weeks of daily workshops to promote unusual levels of exchange, knowledge and inspiration. It is held at Ox Bow in Saugatuck, Michigan. The Diary has three sections—papermaking, book arts, and conservation—and includes “A Papermaker’s Journey” by Elaine Koretsky, “Research into Early Western Papermaking Technology” by Tim Barrett, “Discoveries on Drying Japanese Paper” by Ben Alterman, “An Archival Album Design” by Richard Horton and Elizabeth King, “The Book of Great Happiness” by Louise Genest Cote, “Japanese Woodblock Printing” by Richard Flavin, “Koyori, or Paper Thread” by Pam Spitzmueller, “Origami Book” and “Slipcase” by Hedi Kyle, “Historical Prototypes for Conservation Rebinding” by Gary Frost, “Some Conservation Considerations at Oxford and the Bodleian Library” by Chris Clarkson, “Long Stitch Sewing for Conservation” by Pam Spitzmueller, etc. (os) First Edition.
Title: Ox Bow Diary: Paper & Book Intensive 85 [Oxbow]
Publisher: [Saugatuck, MI], Ox Bow Paper & Book Intensive: 1989
Book Condition: Very Good
Seller ID: 1986
Keywords: Bookbinding, Artists Books