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The Resource Materia prima

Materia prima

Label
Materia prima
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Seven boards bound to a wood box spine with brown and red thread and leather. Three beaded tassels (black, ivory, and red beads joined by brown cord) attached to spine. Text and images burnt into the wood pages and spine
  • "Uses linden wood, poplar, ebony, bone, glass, agate, linen, leather, acrylic paint, with a tung oil finish. Wooden box-spine and covers with pages anchored to the spine by three beaded linen tassels. Covers and pages are incised with woodburned text and stained to resemble grey-brown driftwood"--Catalog description
  • "Each of the four main elements of earth, water, fire, and air have a page each which lists symbols and attributes from both ancient and popular culture. The last page links these ideas into a summary of alchemical philosophy. The ending, however, on the back cover is an illustration of the four elements of Los Angeles--smog, brick, tequila, and seltzer (from a visual joke Crane picked up from the Internet...)"--Catalog description
  • Edition of one
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Extent
14 unnumbered pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Unique book. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp, 2005.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048577878
  • ucoclc1048577878
Label
Materia prima
Publication
Note
  • Seven boards bound to a wood box spine with brown and red thread and leather. Three beaded tassels (black, ivory, and red beads joined by brown cord) attached to spine. Text and images burnt into the wood pages and spine
  • "Uses linden wood, poplar, ebony, bone, glass, agate, linen, leather, acrylic paint, with a tung oil finish. Wooden box-spine and covers with pages anchored to the spine by three beaded linen tassels. Covers and pages are incised with woodburned text and stained to resemble grey-brown driftwood"--Catalog description
  • "Each of the four main elements of earth, water, fire, and air have a page each which lists symbols and attributes from both ancient and popular culture. The last page links these ideas into a summary of alchemical philosophy. The ending, however, on the back cover is an illustration of the four elements of Los Angeles--smog, brick, tequila, and seltzer (from a visual joke Crane picked up from the Internet...)"--Catalog description
  • Edition of one
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
12 cm
Extent
14 unnumbered pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Unique book. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp, 2005.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048577878
  • ucoclc1048577878

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