ALLA VISTA d'ITALIA - Six
Vignettes in 3-D
Designed, written and illustrated by Jacqueline Ernst.
Assembled and hand bound by kenneth holly.
Enter Another Dimension
Step into six of the most captivating cities in Italy when you open
this sculptural star. Tied open with ribbons, the volume instantly transforms
to an in-the-round showcase of six scenes. Five hidden panels glide out
smoothly between each vignette to flag a brief history of every scenic
vista. Closed, the eye-catching front cover features a miniature 3-D insert
that echoes the full-size pop-up perspective of Florence revealed inside
Designed for shelf storage
with your traditional library, the modified concertina features tan cloth-covered
boards. Six city scapes painted in watercolor with pen and ink were each
designed for full color reproduction. Details of Rome, Florence, Siena,
Pisa, Venice and Vernazza open in four hand cut layers. Prose on one side
of the pull out panels outlines the significance of each site. Versos
detail the edition's inception along with the title page and a colophon
numbered and signed by both the artist and binder.
VISTA d'ITALIA - Six Vignettes in 3-D
X 8-3/16" X 1-1/2" (closed)
15" diameter (opened in-the-round)
star book of three dimensional hand cut paper sculpture.
Original watercolor pen and ink illustrations digitally reproduced
boards. Contents digitally printed on white 100#
Kelly Digital Color card stock. Six full color illustrations are assembled
in four layers. Pull out panels printed in two parts on 100# Kelly
Digital Color card stock are glued together and edged with duplex
card stock for added durability.
25 copies signed and numbered.
+ Insured shipping $25 and Handling $10.