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The Resource Alphabetica, created by Dave Wood, (manuscript)

Alphabetica, created by Dave Wood, (manuscript)

Label
Alphabetica
Title
Alphabetica
Statement of responsibility
created by Dave Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One-of-a-kind calligraphic artist's book by Australian calligrapher, Dave Wood, of Pomona, Australia, containing letters of the alphabet--the "twenty six pillars of strength upon which our culture rests"-- in multiple styles of calligraphy.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Wood created this abecedarium to explore the "diverse development from historic shapes to the infinite variations we see today in typefaces and calligraphic forms of the Western alphabet," by creating textures and visual impact through color and design
Label
Alphabetica, created by Dave Wood, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Statement of responsibility from colophon
  • Title-page in gold foil, with title embossed; letters of the alphabet written in Sumi and Gouache paints on leaves of Black Canson and White Arches Hotpress paper, inter-leaved with sheets of glassine, and hand-decorated with gold foils, metallic foils, hand-embossing, cutting, and feathering; a cut and folded letter "R" tipped in
  • Bound in vellum; open-spine binding sewn on five vellum strips; in golden brown cloth clamshell box (19 x 28 cm), as issued
Dimensions
18 x 26 cm.
Extent
[52] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: One-of-a-kind ed. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, 2009.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670763369
  • ucoclc670763369
Label
Alphabetica, created by Dave Wood, (manuscript)
Publication
Note
  • Statement of responsibility from colophon
  • Title-page in gold foil, with title embossed; letters of the alphabet written in Sumi and Gouache paints on leaves of Black Canson and White Arches Hotpress paper, inter-leaved with sheets of glassine, and hand-decorated with gold foils, metallic foils, hand-embossing, cutting, and feathering; a cut and folded letter "R" tipped in
  • Bound in vellum; open-spine binding sewn on five vellum strips; in golden brown cloth clamshell box (19 x 28 cm), as issued
Dimensions
18 x 26 cm.
Extent
[52] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: One-of-a-kind ed. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, 2009.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670763369
  • ucoclc670763369

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