Books On Books Collection – Abecedaries I (in progress)

Islam Aly, 28 Letters

Marion Bataille, ABC3D

Tia Blassingame, Mourning/Warning: An Abecedarian

Nerma Prnjavorac Cridge, Sarajevska Abeceda

Joyce Cutler-Shaw, Alphabet of Bones

François Da Ros, Anakatabase

Raffaella della Olga, LINE UP

Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich, Bembo’s Zoo

Jennifer Farrell, The Well-Travelled Ampersand

John Gerard, Alpha Beta

Helen Hiebert, Alpha, Beta …

Susan Hiller, The Artist’s Palette Alphabet

Ines von Ketelhodt, Alpha Beta

Ron King, alphabeta concertina miniscule

Moussa Kone: The Abecedarium of the Artist’s Death: 26 Dangers for Your Career

Ji Lee, Univers Revolved: A Three-Dimensional Alphabet

Helen Malone, Alphabetic Codes

Russell Maret, Hungry Dutch

Scott McCarney, Alphabook 3

Cathryn Miller, L is for Lettering

Suzanne Moore, A Blind Alphabet

Jeffrey Morin, Sacred Space

Andrew Morrison, Ampersands&

Movable Books Society, A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering

Ludwig Zeller, Alphacollage

Further Reading

Tien-Min Liao, Handmade Type

Books On Books Collection – A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering

A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering (2018)
Movable Books Society
Box 8.75” wide x 6.75” deep x 4” tall, 26 cards 6” x 8”

Intro page designed by Bruce Foster

Letter A by Simon Arizpe and Letter B by Camille Magaud

Letter C by Peter Dahmen and Letter D by Dorothy Yule

ASimon Arizpe
BCamille Magaud
CPeter Dahmen
DDorothy Yule
EEric Broekhuis
FYoojin Kim
GJess Tice-Gilbert
HAngelo Ferrari
ILena Ignestam
JHiromi Takeda
KRob Kelly
LCourtney McCarthy
MWai-Yin Kwan
NKelli Anderson
OKyle Olmon
PMaike Biederstaedt
QAurore Le Vilain
RJulie Charvet
SIsabel Uria
TSheila Hirata
UShelby Arnold
VDamien Prud’homme
WShawn Sheehy
XKatherine Belsey
YTina Yeung
ZYevgeniya Yeretskaya
List of contributors from Movable Books Society site.

Published to commemorate the Movable Books Society’s 25th anniversary, A to Z: Marvels in Paper Engineering is aptly subtitled. A video created by Christopher Helkey gives 26 brief cameos to the artists above in which they demonstrate those marvels.

Further Reading

ABCs“, Bookmarking Book Art, 29 November 2015.

Abecedaries (in progress)“, Books On Books Collection, 29 March 2020.