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Lallier, Monique
Oak Knoll Press and Guilford College Art Gallery, New Castle, DE and Greensboro, NC, 2018. 8.5 x 11 inches. full leather, clamshell box. 120 pages. "Leafing through the preliminary pages of this new catalogue documenting the career of Monique Lallier, we are greeted with several photographs of the artist at work. which serves to introduce our subject and sets the tone for the rest of the catalogue -- a tone that is intimate and collegial, as if we were seated there beside Lallier and might just ask what it is she has been up to." - Kevin M. O'Sullivan, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America "Well produced and beautifully illustrated. The sheer variety in design and technique make this collection stand out. There is no such thing as a 'typical Lallier binding'. Hers are all different and in their variety a constant source of interest." - Mirjam M. Foot, The Library "It would be entirely understandable were the focus of this book more or less exclusively directed towards Lallier's creative work, a substantial legacy of undoubted excellence in its imagination, craft and technique, but this Retrospective avoids doing so by emphasising her dedication to teaching, both past and ongoing. a testament to the varied and enduring contribution that Lallier has made to the design and technique of bookbinding." - Alan Isaac, Society of Bookbinders National Newsletter "For each book displayed, often with multiple photographs, Monique tells us about the binding. . These brief little stories will draw you in and make you feel as if you are there with her as she talks." - John Neal … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB [NEW CASTLE, DE, U.S.A.]

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