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Charlston, Lin

Seeking trees : reproduction of an altered book / Lin Charlston.

[England] : Lin Charlston, 2008.
Physical Description:
[36] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.C434 S44 2008
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Facsimile of an alteration of: Trees / Joe Firmin editor ; illustrations by Vanessa Luff (Cambridge : Dinosaur Publications ; London : Theorem, 1977).
Limited edition of 50 copies.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 12 (Sycamore) of a limited edition of 50 copies. In pocket at back cover is the illustration of the sycamore tree cut from the original book.
"Facsimile of an altered tree-spotting guide from the 1970s. The photocopied pages have neither images of trees nor cut-out spaces. These have become black tree-shaped blots signifying both erased memory and declining species. Secreted at the back of each copy is one of the trees cut from the original book."--Artist's statement.
Subject Terms:
Altered books -- Specimens.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Books in art.
Botanical illustration.
Charlston, L. -- Publisher.
Trees -- England -- Identification.
Trees in art.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Altered books.

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