The Thing The Book - A Monument to the Book as Object

The authors ask thirty creative visionaries the question 'What exactly is a book?', their answers make up the contents of this book. Each traditional element of a book - from endpapers to ribbon bookmarks, to page numbers - has been assigned to a different artist or writer to use as his or her own exhibition space.

There is fun to be had with a naughty errata slip, some Foster Wallace-esque footnotes and a medieval style bookplate. Included are essays, photo collections, artworks, centrefolds and treasures all on the theme of the book as an object. Beautifully made with lots of hidden treats.

  • Hardback, 156 pages.
  • Measures 21 x 26 x 2 cm.


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