Books On Books Collection – Roberta Lavadour

Origins (2018)

Printed and bound in an edition of 7 copies, of which this is No. 4 and signed. Carbon paper pressure prints from collograph plates, pochoir and silkscreen on Kozo. Bound in four-hole Japanese stab binding covered in black/white Duo cloth with doublures of Arches Cover Black. Encased in Arches Cover Black, two pieces glued perpendicularly, one trimmed to form a slot and tab closing. Encasement H197 x W153 mm. Book H193 x W152 mm closed and H193 x 1007 mm open.

Further Reading

Artist’s website. Accessed 16 August 2019.

“Book Artist Roberta Lavadour”, Oregon Art Beat, PBS, video aired 19 January 2017.

“Roberta Lavadour”, Book Artists and Poets, University of Alabama, podcast aired 30 June 2009.

“Roberta Lavadour”, WorldCat Identity. Accessed 16 August 2019.

Robert Lavadour, “Original Binding Structures and Decorations”, Guild of Book Workers, 11 October 2018. Video on demand, 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Roberta Lavadour, “The Twined Binding”, The Bonefolder, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2008, p.27.