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Paper Potpourri by Karen Stahlecker - Paperback - First Edition - 1995 - from John Howell for Books (SKU: SA1019-002)

Paper Potpourri

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Paper Potpourri

by Karen Stahlecker

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Anchorage, AK: Karen Stahlecker, 1995. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 x 1 9/16 inches. Unpaginated. [12] pp. Text consists of 6 bifolia in a gathering, stitched together, the first bifold has printed text explaining this project and the other 5 bifolia are paper samples of hand-made papers by the artist; text, clean, unmarked. Stiff plain paper wrappers with a printed handmade paper covering; binding square and tight. SA1019-002. Fine. NO LIMITATION STATED, printed as a Miniature Book Society Keepsake, Conclave XIII in Pasadena, CA, August 1995. In the text Stahlecker remarks: "I pursue the Japanese papermaking tradition. The product is often strong but delicate, translucent and versatile. Bringing paper into being from plant material is part of the allure for me. And a particular intent in plants as materials, metaphors, shapes, forms and colors, in architecture, gardens, food, medicine, textiles and wilderness is the other facet of my equation." REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2794.


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Paper Potpourri
Karen Stahlecker
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First Edition
Karen Stahlecker
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Anchorage, AK
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Karen Stahlecker, Paper Potpourri, Miniature Book, Miniature Book Society Conclave Keepsake, Japanese Papermaking, Papermaking

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About John Howell for Books

John Howell for Books specializes in California books and ephemera, fine press, miniature books, the history of printing and books, fine press and artists books. I offer my books at my website and about 5 or 6 books fairs a year. I also distribute lists through email which include first offers for new material, so sign up for lists on my website, I am always looking to buy books in my specialties.


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