JAMES REID-CUNNINGHAM
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Artistic Binding on:
La Prose du Transsibérien, Two Hands Press, 2018.

The original 1913 edition of La Prose du Transsibérien by Sonia Delauney and Blaise Cendrars is one of the most innovative books of all times. This re-creation in letterpress and pochoir of the original La Prose du Transsibérien is the extraordinary achievement of artist Kitty Maryatt, whose blog describing the years-long project is here.

 

This binding is for sale for $6000.

 

The text sheets were adhered to one another and folded in an accordion.
Pink and blue leather decorated with gold, metallic foil, and inset panels of blue paua shell veneer.
Edge-to-edge doublures of blue Roma handmade paper.
Signed and dated in gold on the inside front board.

4” x 14 ½” x 1.” 10.2 x 36.8 x 2.5 cm.

Created in 2020.

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