<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
King, Ronald, 1932-
Title(s):

The white alphabet / Ronald King.

Published/Created:
Guildford [England] : Circle Press, 1984.
Physical Description:
[55] p. ; 30 x 14 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.K55 W45 1984 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Articles & Chapters
Notes:
A double-sided concertina book without text in a limited edition of 150 books made up of twenty-six pop-up letter cut onto rough RWS hand-made paper and contained in wood board inlaid with beech and sycamore by Ronald King. The book is made from six imperial size sheets of paper joined in a french-fold concertina construction with a double spread for each letter. These have been cut onto a smooth embossed area to creat an effective contrast between the sharp edged forms and the rough surface of the paper. Presented in a linen-covered box and slip case.
Edition limited to 150 signed and numbered copies.
Cooking the books : Ron King and Circle Press, p. 173
Facing the page, p. 51
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. [75] of a limited edition of 150.
Subject Terms:
Alphabets in art.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Paper sculpture -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Briain -- Specimens.
Toy and movable books -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Folded books -- 2007.
Pop-up books.
Contributors:
Circle Press, publisher.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.