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On 1st of July 2011 Stichting NOBILIS published a book dedicated to the work of Peter Lazarov 1991-2011; written by Pieter Jonker, photography and layout by Sijtze Veldema, Stilet Vormgeving Dwingeloo.

The 304 pages volume contains more than 500 reproductions divided on several categories – free prints, illustrations, ex libris and occasional graphics.

Special attention has been given to the PEPElpress editions of fine press books produced since 2002.

Price 49.50 euro.

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PEPELpress presents PROSPERO’S BOOKS by Peter Greenaway.

The limited edition of twelve made in Chongqing, China, in March 2011, contains six large size multicolored silkscreens, printed on high quality handmade Chinese paper.

Seven copies are bound with leather, five are paperback. All copies are in a  bag from recycled material.

Size 50,5 x 61 cm.

My thanks go to Peter Greenaway for his generous permission to use his text; to Sieds de Boer who came up with the idea for this book; to my Chongqing friends: Lan Jian for his vital help during the production of the book in the studio of Sichuan Fine Art Institute, Cao Wen for the printing  and Zhang Liang for the binding; also to Li Qilong and Li Jinghang.

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The following link http://www.meermanno.nl/index/-/g-0/p-tentoonstellingen is to the website of Museum of the Book in The Hague where an exhibition 100 Years Private Press Books in Holland opened recently.

My book Shoji  (please, see also the page PEPELpress on this site) is  put in the spotlight until 20 February 2011.

Shoji (2004) in Meermanno Museum of the Book.

Boekkunstbeurs Leiden 2008

Posted: 12/11/2008 in Books