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Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
- From: Jan Sapp <jansapp@GTE.NET>
- Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 09:47:43 -0500
- Message-Id: <199807151447.HAA18070@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: On the web at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
I saw the finished structure at the Dallas Craft Guild; the book I saw was
made by Catherine Burkhard, who is an excellent conservationist and
I could not get further information about the book. If you have an address
for Hugo Peller, I would be most appreciative.
Many thanks, jansapp@GTE.NET
From: Nancy H. Nitzberg <NNitzberg@COMPUSERVE.COM>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 9:16 PM
Subject: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
>The structure you describe sounds like a design by Hugo Peller. He has
>conducted workshops on how to make these pop-up boxes and sold kits with
>prefabricated components. Don't know if they're still available.
>The ribbon goes through the middle of the inner slip case and then throug=
>slits in the linings of the box trays where it is adhered between the
>linings and the boards of the box. When the box is closed the length of
>the ribbon allows the book to sit at the bottom of the slip case; when th=
>box is opened, the shortened length of the ribbon in the slip case causes=
>the book to pop up.
>P.S. Where did you see these?