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List of artists
(alphabetized by first name) Carol Erickson
Cheryl Bailey/Deborah Henson
E. Brooke Lanier
Marí Emily Bohley
Sun Young Kang
Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord Turner Hilliker
handmade paper, ink
61/2 x 5 x 1/4 closed, 61/2 x 10 x 1/8 open
edition of 65
© 2009 - $45
Abandoned Tales is a book of folk tales told by Michael Lee, illustrated by Cherie Weaver and printed by Small Fires Press. It is a letterpress printed chapbook on handmade cotton/flax paper. Images and typefaces (Bernhard Modern and Rosewood) are reproduced with photopolymer plates on a Vandercook #4 at the University of Alabama. The book is pamphlet bound with handmade linen/hemp endsheets and cover wraps of handmade paper from wool, linen, cotton, mule dung, and modal.
Friedrich Kerksieck lives in Memphis, Tennessee, where he works as a freelance printer and binder. He operates Small Fires Press.