The Bed Book

By: Joan Logghe (b. 1947)

Price: $1,500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Miniature Book. 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [20] pp., including the paste-downs. Die-cut pages are each individually illustrated in a variety of colors and over-written by hand with a poem by Joan Logghe celebrating the connections of land, family and life; text clean, unmarked. The brown-leather boards are cut in the shop of a bed, the spine is of red leather, the front cover has leather inlays of brown, red mauve and are gilt-stamped and stamped with blue foil, the end-papers are of hand-made patterned paper and these in turn have bed-illustrations mounted upon them; binding square and tight. Housed in a small hand-made clam-shell box make with thin book board which is overlaid with orange paper, and has a patterned paper spine; one of the panels has come loose, but has been glued back into place with archival paste. SA1019-029. Very Good. UNIQUE. This book is cut out in the shape of a four-poster bed. Each page is individually and colorfully hand-illustrated; the bed is illustrated with various occupants appropriate to the text of Joan Logghe's poem, celebrating family and connections to the land and the things the poet finds sacred. Joan Logghe graduated from Tufts University where she graduated as Class Poet and won an Academy of American Poet's College Poetry Award. She began volunteering at her children's school thirty years ago and has worked with children, youth, and adults ever since. She works at poetry and arts activism in community, off the academic grid in La Puebla, New Mexico. She was Poet Laureate of Santa Fe from 2010 to 2012. REFERENCE: Not in Bradbury.

Title: The Bed Book

Author Name: Joan Logghe (b. 1947)

Categories: Miniature Book,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, Donna Thomas: 1995

Binding: Miniature Book

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Miniature Book

Seller ID: SA1019-029

Keywords: The Bed Book, Joan Logghe, Donna Thomas, Poetry, Artist's Book, Unique, Fine Press, Miniature Book