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100 Burning Houses. [book art].

Portland, ME: 1995. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "One of a number of books based on a vivid, haunting dream, possibly fueled by an overdose of Leonard Cohen poetry (“all your houses are burning”...)." In a period where a fair bit of "book art" is glib, Cawley's work is...  Item #4463
Price: $1,000.00
 

The Creeping Baby.

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2003. First Edition/Limited Edition. Original Wraps. In the artist's words, "The text and image for this book came verbatim from an out-of-print nineteenth-century catalogue of dolls one could purchase for one's children. Dolls are kind of creepy anyhow, but this one especially so, partly because it...  Item #5112
Price: $95.00
 

Family Portrait.

Portland, ME: 2002. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "This wonderful object was discovered in a musty antiques barn by my partner. I put it out in the sun and air for almost a whole summer, to get the fusty smell out of it. The front “doors” were off so...  Item #4429
Price: $3,500.00
 

House of Lost Things. [book art].

Portland, ME: 2002. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "One of two small house-shaped books address a similar theme, that of what gets lost through the years. The photographs are from thrift and antique stores, images of people that no one now remembers." In a period where a fair bit...  Item #4461
Price: $750.00
 

House With Ghosts. [book art].

Portland, ME: 2003. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "One of two small house-shaped books address a similar theme, that of what gets lost through the years. The photographs are from thrift and antique stores, images of people that no one now remembers." In a period where a fair bit...  Item #4460
Price: $750.00
 

Housebound.

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 1999. Unique Edition. Hardcover. In the artist's words, "I'd been making things using house shapes for several years, was kind of tired of them, and thought this would be the last one. No, it wasn't." In a period where a fair bit of "book art" is...  Item #5111
Price: $375.00
 

Ledger.

Portland, ME: 2005. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "I found this book at our public library's spring book sale, and was attracted by its size, weight, and subject. I've always thought a concordance a very strange kind of book, reflecting a somewhat obsessive/compulsive approach to words. Not only did...  Item #4428
Price: $2,500.00
 

Legacy (only).

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2006. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Elegantly designed, can be opened one way or another, but not both...always keeping its secrets. In the artist's words, "Over the course of a few years, I was waiting for an inheritance from a very distant family member, a second cousin...  Item #5108
Price: $200.00
 

Legacy (only).

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2006. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Elegantly designed, can be opened one way or another, but not both...always keeping its secrets. In the artist's words, "Over the course of a few years, I was waiting for an inheritance from a very distant family member, a second cousin...  Item #5115
Price: $200.00
 

Oblivion. [book art].

Portland, ME: 2006. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "This book was so quirky and inexplicable in its original form that it almost didn't need to have anything done to it, however I think drilling holes in it did improve it. When it was first done, the drilling caused the...  Item #4459
Price: $750.00
 

The Prison of the Past.

Portland, ME: 2006. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "I had this beautiful old cash book in my box of old books and book parts for several years. I read the phrase “prison of the past” in a book I was reading (can't remember what now) and it stuck with...  Item #4427
Price: $3,250.00
 

Stone Heart. [book art].

Portland, ME: 1999. Unique Work. In the artist's words: "I found the heart-shaped stone and kept it around my studio for several years. After I took a book-in-a-box workshop, I realized I had a solution for how to use the stone in a book. I had a lot of fun...  Item #4462
Price: $750.00
 

Twilight.

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2004. Unique Edition. In the artist's words, "Memorial books were printed funerary tributes to notable people in a community. I got six or seven of them in a box with other book parts, all stamped withdrawn from a nearby library. The covers were black with lots...  Item #5109
Price: $425.00
 

Understanding the Universe.

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2001. Unique Edition. Hardcover. In the artist's words, "In 2001 I attended a class at Penland School of Crafts called Historic Books and Boxes and that's where I made this little book. It is styled after a late-eighteenth-century French book that a courtier would carry-printed pages...  Item #5110
Price: $475.00
 

Taking the Soup [book art]. [Book Art].

Portland, ME: Artist Book, 2007. Limited Edition. Loose pamplets in wooden box. A book in the form of a recipe box. In the artist's words, "Taking the Soup is a collection of stories I have written and illustrated with my photographs and drawings, looking at the origin, myth, ritual or...  Item #5122
Price: $1,250.00