Artists' Books Collection

Sylvæ : fifty specimens printed directly from the wood with historical anecdotes & observations


120 numbered copies printed by Ben Verhoeven and Gaylord Schanilec on Zerkall 8888. Cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler in Monotype Bembo. Bound by Craig Jensen and Gary McLerran. Woodwork by Dick Sorenson. The wood used in printing and binding came from Farm 590. --Colophon. In slipcase. Bound in quarter leather over bare wooden boards, lapped case binding. White leather spine with tooled title lettering in gold. Text and images printed on Zerkall book laid. Also issued in a large paper ed. Gregynog Prize at the Oxford Book Fair, 2007. Errata slip tipped-in. MSU copy: Has copy no. 85 of 120. Inscribed on final page.


  • Bixler, Michael
  • Bixler, Winifred
  • Jensen, Craig (Craig William), 1951-
  • McLerran, Gary
  • Schanilec, Gaylord
  • Verhoeven, Ben

Publication Date: 2007

Original Size: 177 p. : col. ill. (some folded) ; 31 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: XX folio QK484.W6 V4 2007

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