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Of the Material Being Plenty : too numerous in fact to track

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[2013]
Gorham, A.B.

http://abgorham.com/

Poems and text with accompanying illustrations on cream-colored paper with deckled side edges. WIth two pages made from paper towel, and with interspersed portions of a black handmade paper. Endpapers are handmade and contain pink fibers. Book is ound to brown fabric-covered boards with abstract illustrations screen-printed on both sides and with dots of applied bleach in some places, changing the fabric color to a yellow. Book lacks a colophon and any identifying information, save for a title.
"Letterpress printed using metal type and polymer plates on Somerset. Bound by the artist. Flatback binding with handmade paper endsheets and insert"--Vamp and Tramp, Booksellers, LLC website, viewed September 4, 2014.

Artists' statement: "Of the material being plenty investigates the intersection of detritus, disarray, and beauty. Pages have been run over, stained with turmeric, tea, coffee, pecan ink, bleached, pierced, and worn down"--Vamp and Tramp, Booksellers, LLC website, viewed September 4, 2014.

Title

Of the Material Being Plenty : too numerous in fact to track

Creator

Publisher

Gorham, A.B.

Date

[2013]

Description

http://abgorham.com/

Poems and text with accompanying illustrations on cream-colored paper with deckled side edges. WIth two pages made from paper towel, and with interspersed portions of a black handmade paper. Endpapers are handmade and contain pink fibers. Book is ound to brown fabric-covered boards with abstract illustrations screen-printed on both sides and with dots of applied bleach in some places, changing the fabric color to a yellow. Book lacks a colophon and any identifying information, save for a title.
"Letterpress printed using metal type and polymer plates on Somerset. Bound by the artist. Flatback binding with handmade paper endsheets and insert"--Vamp and Tramp, Booksellers, LLC website, viewed September 4, 2014.

Artists' statement: "Of the material being plenty investigates the intersection of detritus, disarray, and beauty. Pages have been run over, stained with turmeric, tea, coffee, pecan ink, bleached, pierced, and worn down"--Vamp and Tramp, Booksellers, LLC website, viewed September 4, 2014.

Language

English

Rights

Copyright; licensed to Vanderbilt University courtesy of the artist

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

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Citation

Gorham, A.B., “Of the Material Being Plenty : too numerous in fact to track,” Gallery, accessed October 16, 2021, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1171.