Guest Book, LongHouse Reserve
Bound by Minsky 2005
16" x 11"
Cover Panel Photographs by Matko Tomicic
Printed by Richard Minsky
Tovil handmade paper ( Barcham Green & Company Ltd., Hayle mill, Kent, England, 1980). Hewit calf (Scotland). Hand sewn with flax thread made in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. The headbands are hand woven over a laminated core of vellum and alum tawed pigskin, using the same type of thread in a heavier weight. Photo images printed on Epson Watercolor paper with an Epson Stylus Photo 2000P archival printer, coated with Krylon UV Filter Acrylic. The cover images have a second coat of UV Filter, with a final coat of lacquer.
Below, the front endpapers, from a photo by Matko Tomicic, printed by Richard Minsky
Below, enlarged detail of the hand sewn headband and leather hinge
Below: The title page.
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