THE CONVERSANT SEA: 2006 Fine Binding
THE CONVERSANT SEA, 2006 fine binding covered in green goatskin leather with pastepaper pages and binding designed and executed by Priscilla Spitler. Leather onlays and gold & foil tooling.
Poetry by the late book artist, Paula Hocks, selected from two of her previous hand crafted chapbook editions, Poems from the Lost Ark & The Hotel by the Sea. This unique volume created by the binder as a posthumous collaboration with Paula Hocks, in memory of their 24-year friendship founded on a shared passion for handmade books.
Following are a few of the pages from the book.
Pastepaper decoration on Arches Text Wove paper, further illustrated with pochoir acrylic motifs by Spitler and collage imagery originally created by Hocks. The text is Papyrus & Zapfino computer generated type, which has been printed on an HP 1500 series printer.