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Peter & Donna Thomas
Art Library Rare Books Collection N 7433.4 .T53342 T55 2003 box 1.2 env. 6

Item consists of an open-top and open-bottom wooden box within a hardcover binding; the box has 5 horizontal, rolling, wooden pins inserted through it, upon which are afixed 5 pieces of paper serving as pages; the book was letterpress printed, on Peter's handmade paper, using old wood and metal types and images of clocks which Donna carved out of linoleum; the pages contain two quotes ("Time is money"--Ben Franklin; "Geological time is not money"--Mark Twain); the 1st quote in appears on the fronts of the pages; the 2nd quote appears on the backs of the pages and is accessed by rolling the pins; a folded U.S. $1 bill appears through the pins from behind the pages.