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The pencil

Description: "This book is a celebration of the pencil. The text is a short history of the pencil and there are vintage advertising pencils displayed in the book. The text was handwritten and illustrated, and colored with pencil by Donna. The original was then color laser printed on Peter's handmade paper for the edition. The six vintage pencils are mounted in the center of the book, held in a wooden holder that we made using pencil cedar, constructed with a hand-carved dovetail joint. The binding has a unique tri-fold cover, the text hidden behind the inner cover and the pencil holder. Donna executed the binding, using oasis goat leather spines and Peter's handmade paper that he printed using antique wood type, with multiple press runs in multiple colors."--Artist statment from Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website (accessed July 18, 2018).I-ART: Library has 3/30.
Origin: 2010
Created By: Thomas, Peter (Peter R.)
Publisher: Santa Cruz, California: Peter and Donna Thomas, 2010.
Collection: Herron Library Fine Press and Book Arts Collection
Copyright: In Copyright
Subjects: Pencils--History.
Pencils in art--Specimens.
Artists' books--Specimens.
handmade paper, handmade trifold cover, found pencils, handmade wooden hinged box

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