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Lightweight the limp-vellum
Lightweight

Sculpted page by page, this book embodies a beam. Its content speaks of ways to cope with a world in which the elements of balance that matters most are intangible. 3-part construction Limp Vellum binding on dyed goat parchment, custom-fitted box, tipped-in RC photographs, letterpress printed. 7 7/8 x 7 7/8″. By means of hot-stamping, each book will have its colophon personalized in order to bear the institution/individual name (in addition to the edition number.) Edition of 21, to be bound upon request. Price is $2,600.

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https://apcordeiro.wordpress.com/portfolio/lw/

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random reports 1, 2 and 3
Random Reports 1, 2 and 3

Random Reports is a series of poems by Barbara Henry derived from vocabulary lists chosen by chance and choice from the first section of The New York Times. Letterpress printed by the author.

3 sets of Random Reports 1, 2, and 3 were collated and bound as flat-back books with hand-dyed alum goatskin and low-relief woodcarving printed as graffiti rubbings.  6 x 10″. Binding concluded in 2015 (books printed in 2006, 2007 and 2008.) The price (slipcase included) is $850.

For more info please visit

https://apcordeiro.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/random-reports/

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linearity at random. photographs and stencils, parallelisms from the street on archer paper. soft cover, edition of 101.
Pathern

An attempt to make narrative out of an urban ever-flowing river of randomness. Arches paper, wire. Letterpress printed combined with stencils and tipped-in RC photographs. 8×8”. Edition of 101. 2009. Price: $350

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https://apcordeiro.wordpress.com/some-artist-books/pathern

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Boxes with Respect

Boxes with Respect by Kimiko Hahn, designed and produced in collaboration with Brigid Ewald on the occasion of The Center for Book Arts 2011 chapbook competition, to which the author was a judge. Letterpress printed from hand-set type with illustrations from photopolymer plates and hand-embroidered details, bound with Wunderkabinet features as a paper case. Edition of 100, the price is $250.

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Five Poems

Five Poems by Mary Ruefle, designed as a 5-sided book on the occasion of The Center for Book Arts 2016 chapbook competition, to which the author was a judge. Letterpress printed from hand-set type and collographs. Sewn-boards binding. 6x6x6″, edition of 100. Price is $250.

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blindness in binding: sewn-boards allowed a hole for light across the book depth. all letterpress.
Milton a Poem

Blindness in binding: sewn-boards allowed a hole for light across the book depth. 4×51/2″, 2009. Letterpress printed, edition of 23. Price is $350.

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Caxixis-New York:
Mixed media, unique, 12 x 9, 2003.

The photographic images in Caxixis-New York contrast street fairs in Brazil with those in New York City. This is Cordeiro’s first artist book, made in 2003 for her 2004 solo photography show of the same name at Galeria Pierre Verger in her home state of Bahia, Brazil. Includes linen-covered box with ephemera material dated from the time of the exhibition, in Portuguese. The price is $4,000.

 


Aurora De Armendi’s work:

In the early 1990’s, Haitian and Cuban refugees were detained in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba under the supervision of the American military. A Book of Questions, is comprised of queries directed toward three groups of people (Haitian detainees, Cuban detainees and GTMO employees, including soldiers, physicians and social workers) whose paths intersected during a specific moment in GTMO’s history.

Letterpress printed artist’s book using polymer plates. Custom-made slipcase. Created, printed and hand-bound by Aurora De Armendi, 2014-15. Edition of 10 books, 7 1/4″ x 11 7/16″. The price is $850.

For more info please visit:

http://www.auroradearmendi.com/index.php?/exhibitions/libro-de-preguntasa-book-of-questions/

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Three Taíno Myths

 

Three Taíno Myths was designed and printed by Aurora De Armendi at The Center for Book Arts in New York during her 2013 Scholars for Advanced Study in Book Arts Residency. The text was excerpted from Fray Ramón Pané An Account of the Antiquities of the Indians. 2013, edition of 15. The price is $650.

For more information and images of Aurora De Armendi’s works, please see attached pdf:

AURORA_DE_ARMENDI_A_Book_of_Questions_Three_Taíno_Myths

 

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