About this piece:
The design and materials of this binding reflect the German binding heritage and training of author Fritz Eberhardt, the printer Don Rash, and the binder. This includes the use of paste paper, fish leather that saw increased use in the period between the World Wars, and the graphite edge treatment.
leather, paste paper, graphite
About the artist:
Peter D. Verheyen began his involvement in the book arts while a student at the Johns Hopkins University Library. He apprenticed in Germany, studied at the Centro del bel Libro in Ascona, Switzerland, and interned. As a conservator, he worked in Chicago, at the Yale and Cornell university libraries, and established the conservation lab at the Syracuse University Library. His bindings have been exhibited widely throughout the USA and abroad. He hosts Book_Arts-L, the Book Arts Web, founded the Bonefolder: an e-journal for the bookbinder and book artist. Website at www.philobiblon.com.
Librarian at Syracuse University with experiences in preservation, special collections, and analytics.