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An edible alphabet

Label
An edible alphabet
Title
An edible alphabet
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DVP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7433.4.C639
LC item number
E3 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Label
An edible alphabet
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Artists' book in which each page features three stenciled forms of a letter in the alphabet, surrounded by the names of foods starting with that letter. These words are taken from Cohen's large collection of early 20th-century rubber stamps, used in restaurants to create the daily menu. Some words are also written in her own elegant cursive
  • The paper used is a wafer-thin vintage laid, French folded and sewn long-stitch on to a vellum structure with three slips, and laced into an outer case, designed by Cohen, made from a calligraphed parchment certificate of indenture from the 19th century. Housed in a marbled cloth-covered clamshell box
  • Limited edition of 30 copies
Dimensions
12 cm. in clamshell box 13 x 12 x 2 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: no.18/30. Clamshell box, marbled in red and brown. Vellum parchment binding. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, 2011.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690980729
  • ucoclc690980729
Label
An edible alphabet
Publication
Note
  • Artists' book in which each page features three stenciled forms of a letter in the alphabet, surrounded by the names of foods starting with that letter. These words are taken from Cohen's large collection of early 20th-century rubber stamps, used in restaurants to create the daily menu. Some words are also written in her own elegant cursive
  • The paper used is a wafer-thin vintage laid, French folded and sewn long-stitch on to a vellum structure with three slips, and laced into an outer case, designed by Cohen, made from a calligraphed parchment certificate of indenture from the 19th century. Housed in a marbled cloth-covered clamshell box
  • Limited edition of 30 copies
Dimensions
12 cm. in clamshell box 13 x 12 x 2 cm.
Extent
1 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: no.18/30. Clamshell box, marbled in red and brown. Vellum parchment binding. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp Booksellers, 2011.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)690980729
  • ucoclc690980729

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