Down the Rabbit Hole
Text by Lewis Carroll
Designed by Tara Bryan
(new edition 2016)
Tunnel book – 12 leaves, 154 x 154 x 26 mm
Pamphlet – 16 pages, 155 x 154 mm
Clamshell Box, 175 x 167 x 48 mm
The text is set in Monotype Bembo cast by Michael and Winifred Bixler at their foundry in Skaneateles, New York. The tunnel is made from laser-cut 4-ply grey Museum Board, letterpress printed on a treadle-powered 8×12 C&P press. The boards are connected with Matsuo Kozo hinges, wrapped in a Yasu Natural paper printed on a Vandercook SP-15 press. A willow handle is attached with green linen thread, and the book is closed with a red acetate cord. Green paper labels are attached to the handle and cord with the directions ‘lift me’ and ‘pull me’ respectively.
The clamshell box is covered in Cialux Book cloth in Olive Green and Taupe, lined with Yasu Natural, with a label attached to the spine.
Edition of 60. $600 plus shipping and taxes where applicable.