Artists' Books Collection

Mapping my world : buildings + bridges


Inspired by a 1570 Ortelius atlas ... The prints are on Rives BFK and are hinged with rice paper. Pop-up elements are made from Canson. The vintage stamps and compasses were found. There are 30 copies --Colophon. Bound in 1 cm. wooden boards with a black leather spine. Boards are painted to look like maps; upper board has a compass embedded in its center. Illustrated endpapers. Stylized maps include the author's homes in Boston and Michigan, and Florence, Italy. The six pop-ups are the Summer Street Bridge and the artist's studio in Boston, the Mackinac Bridge and a cabin on Sugar Island in Michigan, and Ponte Santa Trinita and Santa Croce in Florence. MSU copy: Has copy 3 of limited edition of 30. MSU copy:

Artist: Davidson, Laura

Publication Date: 2002

Original Size: [28] leaves : col. ill. ; 18 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: XX N7433.4.D38 M3 2002

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