Marianne Dages, Objects of Unknown Use, letterpress, Risograph, and laser print artist’s book, Edition of 50, Published by Huldra Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2017
Objects of Unknown Use is a book about aliens and death, inspired by reading first hand accounts of UFO and alien encounters, a catalogue of all the objects in The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, and R.O. Faulkner's translation of The Egyptian Book of the Dead. This book combines two narrative threads into a science fiction style poetic text that weaves and intertwines with atmospheric imagery. The text is letterpress printed on a Vandercook No. 4 in Cooper and Futura.
Written, designed, printed and bound by Marianne Dages :: Huldra Press, 2017
Edition Size: 50 books, 20 hardcover & 30 softcover, signed and numbered
Size: 8" x 6" x 1/2" closed, 108 pages
Binding: Multi-signature sewn binding
Softcovers are case bound in handmade St Armand cotton paper.
Hardcovers are case bound in bookcloth with a handmade paper inset label.
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