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Illustrated Book

A Is for Accordion: An Out-Of-Tune Alphabet
Rachel Dragland and Marnie Parsons
St. John's, N.L.: Walking Bird Press, 2001
Limited edition of 75 copies
78 mm
 
An accordion book is upright, unfolded and arranged in a semicircular fashion. To resemble an accordion, the cover boards are covered with red silk and stamped in gold; a black leather strip is attached to each board with two grommets; all edges gilt; no spine. Black and faded pink print is visible along the continuous strip between the book covers. One panel is showing an illustration of a glass of wine.
Unfolded accordion book