Slugs and Roses : an essay on beauty and survival

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Published: 2007-2008
Primitive Press

Texts on slugs, roses, beauty and survival, overprinted on color photographic illustrations. The book is in two-sided, double-leaved accordion format; it consists of an approximately 20 x 310 cm. paper strip, folded once vertically, at top, and then accordion-folded horizontally to 10 x 13 cm., with text and illustrations on both sides of the strip. No binding. Identical title information, though with different illustrations, appears on both front and back pages of the folded book.

"Ink jet printed. Laid in lightweight letter-fold case with title scripted in silver on spine, all housed in lightweight black paper slipcase. Images downloaded into Photoshop for slight manipulation and then imported into Freehand for sequencing, text, and layout. Printed using an Epson 4000 printer and Ultrachrome inks. Original edition of Slugs and Roses printed in 2000. One side of this concertina fold book features images of slugs and roses with text overlay. Images of roses have text regarding slugs and slug images have information regarding roses. On the reverse side of the concertina the rose and slug images continue but the text discusses beauty and survival"--Vamp & Tramp Booksellers web site, viewed Dec. 23, 2013.

Title

Slugs and Roses : an essay on beauty and survival

Creator

Publisher

Primitive Press

Date

Published: 2007-2008
Copyright: 2000

Description

Texts on slugs, roses, beauty and survival, overprinted on color photographic illustrations. The book is in two-sided, double-leaved accordion format; it consists of an approximately 20 x 310 cm. paper strip, folded once vertically, at top, and then accordion-folded horizontally to 10 x 13 cm., with text and illustrations on both sides of the strip. No binding. Identical title information, though with different illustrations, appears on both front and back pages of the folded book.

"Ink jet printed. Laid in lightweight letter-fold case with title scripted in silver on spine, all housed in lightweight black paper slipcase. Images downloaded into Photoshop for slight manipulation and then imported into Freehand for sequencing, text, and layout. Printed using an Epson 4000 printer and Ultrachrome inks. Original edition of Slugs and Roses printed in 2000. One side of this concertina fold book features images of slugs and roses with text overlay. Images of roses have text regarding slugs and slug images have information regarding roses. On the reverse side of the concertina the rose and slug images continue but the text discusses beauty and survival"--Vamp & Tramp Booksellers web site, viewed Dec. 23, 2013.

Rights

Courtesy of the artist

Format

Artists' books--Arkansas
Accordion fold format

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

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Citation

Peven, Michael, “Slugs and Roses : an essay on beauty and survival,” Gallery, accessed November 19, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1245.