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Re: philosophy of bookbinding



At 08:24 AM 9/30/98 -0400, Dorothy Africa wrote:
> I bind for the reader, to make a book that opens well,
>that sustains and invites use.  I consider text and binding as a unit,
>though, not one subservient to the other.
>  Dorothy Africa
>

Dorothy;

You've hit a nail on the head here....  Your statements here neatly show
the difference between a book and a piece of sculpture that is meant to be
viewed.  (The latter often miscalled an 'artists book'.)

Derek L.


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