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us: Altered books


  • Here are entered works on existing books whose pages have been altered by paint, collage, or other media. Works on books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects are entered under [Artists' books.] Works on books illustrated with original prints by well known artists and published in limited editions are entered under [Artists' illustrated books.] Works on custom bindings of books, irrespective of contents, are entered under [Fine bindings.]
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    • us: Altered book art
  • Broader Terms

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Harrison, H. Altered books, collaborative journals, and other adventures in bookmaking, c2003: CIP t.p. (Altered books)
    • found: Jenny's altered books on Yahoo, Feb. 3, 2003 (Altered books: take an unwanted book and use it as your canvas. Paint, collage, rubber stamp, anything you like; altered book art)
    • found: Yahoo groups; altered books on Yahoo, Feb. 3, 2003 (Altered book: an existing book that has been changed)
  • LC Classification

    • TT896.3
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on existing books whose pages have been altered by paint, collage, or other media. Works on books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects are entered under [Artists' books.] Works on books illustrated with original prints by well known artists and published in limited editions are entered under [Artists' illustrated books.] Works on custom bindings of books, irrespective of contents, are entered under [Fine bindings.]
  • Example Notes

    • Notes under [Artists' books; Artists' illustrated books; Fine bindings]
  • Change Notes

    • 2003-02-03: new
    • 2008-04-08: revised
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