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The Resource Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm, by Gabby Cooksey

Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm, by Gabby Cooksey

Label
Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm
Title
Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm
Statement of responsibility
by Gabby Cooksey
Creator
Contributor
Author
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
TXJ
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Cooksey, Gabrielle
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Spring, Jessica
  • Springtide Press
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  • Beetles
  • Coleopterology
  • Beetles
  • Artists' books
  • Letterpress printing
Label
Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm, by Gabby Cooksey
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • 12 aluminum beetles with accompanying stories
  • Seven of the stories were written by the book artist. The others are taken from: The autobiography of Charles Darwin; Aesop's fable "The eagle and the beetle"; "The beetle who went on his travels," by Hans Christian Anderson; "The gold bug," by Edgar Allan Poe; and the story of the Mayan princess and the beetle, a Yucatan legend
  • Limited edition of 26 copies, signed and numbered by the artist
  • "The beetles are crafted out of embossing paper templates and photopolymer plates, stylized with a ball point pen and painted with alcohol ink on aluminum. The pages are Suede-tex paper painted with acrylic paint; the cover is Cave paper. Mrs. Eaves's text is printed on photopolymer plates ... Letterpress printed at Springtide Press with Jessica Spring in Tacoma, WA. ... Fall 2018."--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • tactile image
Content type code
  • txt
  • tci
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
30 unnumbered pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
TSCPL's copy numbered 11 of 26 and signed by the author.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1062353927
  • (OCoLC)on1062353927
  • 992933
Label
Chronicles of a coleopterists strikingly curious swarm, by Gabby Cooksey
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • 12 aluminum beetles with accompanying stories
  • Seven of the stories were written by the book artist. The others are taken from: The autobiography of Charles Darwin; Aesop's fable "The eagle and the beetle"; "The beetle who went on his travels," by Hans Christian Anderson; "The gold bug," by Edgar Allan Poe; and the story of the Mayan princess and the beetle, a Yucatan legend
  • Limited edition of 26 copies, signed and numbered by the artist
  • "The beetles are crafted out of embossing paper templates and photopolymer plates, stylized with a ball point pen and painted with alcohol ink on aluminum. The pages are Suede-tex paper painted with acrylic paint; the cover is Cave paper. Mrs. Eaves's text is printed on photopolymer plates ... Letterpress printed at Springtide Press with Jessica Spring in Tacoma, WA. ... Fall 2018."--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • tactile image
Content type code
  • txt
  • tci
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
30 unnumbered pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
TSCPL's copy numbered 11 of 26 and signed by the author.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1062353927
  • (OCoLC)on1062353927
  • 992933

Library Locations

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