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The Resource [Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement], Dave Wood scripsit, (manuscript)

[Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement], Dave Wood scripsit, (manuscript)

Label
[Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement]
Title
[Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement]
Statement of responsibility
Dave Wood scripsit
Title variation
Every part of this earth is precious to my people
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One-of-a-kind calligraphic artist's book by Australian calligrapher, Dave Wood, of Pomona, Australia, containing excerpts from a speech given by Chief Seattle (1786-1866), chief of the Suquamish and other Indian tribes around Puget Sound in Washington State, in response to an offer made in 1854 by the "Great White Chief" in Washington--President Franklin Pierce--to purchase a large area of Indian land, and promising a reservation for the Indian People
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
[Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement], Dave Wood scripsit, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title proper from Vamp and Tramp Booksellers catalog information
  • Colophon: "Dave Wood scripsit 1990."
  • First line of text: "Every part of this earth is precious to my people."
  • Excerpts from Chief Seattle's text calligraphed in colored inks in a variety of scripts, with some portions embossed or illuminated in gold foil, and accompanied by small watercolor illustrations of landscapes, and flora and fauna of the earth
  • Leaves folded and bound accordion-style between dark brown beveled Australian timber boards, secured with rectangular silver metal band (2.3 x 5.6 cm)
  • This book was one of the three handmade books completed by Dave Wood in 1990, and for which he was named a Fellow of the London-based Society of Scribes & Illuminators in 1991
Dimensions
15 x 6 cm.
Extent
[38] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: One-of-a-kind ed. Purchase, Vamp and Tramp, 2009.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670439250
  • ucoclc670439250
Label
[Excerpts from Chief Seattle's peace treaty statement], Dave Wood scripsit, (manuscript)
Publication
Note
  • Title proper from Vamp and Tramp Booksellers catalog information
  • Colophon: "Dave Wood scripsit 1990."
  • First line of text: "Every part of this earth is precious to my people."
  • Excerpts from Chief Seattle's text calligraphed in colored inks in a variety of scripts, with some portions embossed or illuminated in gold foil, and accompanied by small watercolor illustrations of landscapes, and flora and fauna of the earth
  • Leaves folded and bound accordion-style between dark brown beveled Australian timber boards, secured with rectangular silver metal band (2.3 x 5.6 cm)
  • This book was one of the three handmade books completed by Dave Wood in 1990, and for which he was named a Fellow of the London-based Society of Scribes & Illuminators in 1991
Dimensions
15 x 6 cm.
Extent
[38] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: One-of-a-kind ed. Purchase, Vamp and Tramp, 2009.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670439250
  • ucoclc670439250

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