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BOOK : Chesapeake Meander

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  • Edition of 25 books, signed by both artists and numbered, printed in 2017
  • 30 pages, size 4" x 6," bound in a meander-fold-book format with additional handsewn pages
  • Designed and handset in Melior metal type, printers borders and ornaments, and various non-matching wood type
  • Printed via letterpress in blue, green, and metallic charcoal inks, plus 2 hand-rolled colors, on a Vandercook Universal III and SP15
  • Map printed digitally on acid-free Somerset white, 250 gsm, with hand-torn edges. Map was overprinted via letterpress from hand-rolled wood type
  • Poem and illustrations printed via letterpress on Japanese Sekishu paper with hand-torn foredges and sewn with linen thread
  • Hard cover wrapped in hand-painted paste paper and Canson Mi Tientes endsheets
  • Parchment spine lined with matching paste paper and stitched with gray linen thread

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