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Julius Friedman, Dianne Aprile
Art Library Rare Books Collection N 7433.4 .F7297 B66 2014 box 14.1

" Destroying books has traditionally been seen as a brutal, almost inhumane, act. Is it possible that instead, book destruction can be turned into beautiful and inspiring works of art?" Julius Friedman

Limited edition of 20 copies, the Art Library has copy 5. "The composition and printing were by Leslie Shane and Gray Zeitz at Larkspur Press, binding by Carolyn Whitesel. Exposed spine binding: signatures handsewn with waxed linen thread around black tape. Covers: black Japanese book cloth over boards with attached metal plates. (Aluminum photographic title and copper images created by Julius Friedman.)"—Colophon. Photographic print inserted in book. In wooden box handmade in cherry by John Reeb (33 x 26 x 9 cm.).