Nine miniature artists books housed in a bamboo tea caddy with a glass-windowed lid, showcasing the continuing importance of the book. The books were printed on either Somerset Satin or Rives Heavyweight. The books were covered either with bookcloth from Hiromi or were bound in leather or paper. Created by the students in the typography and the book arts class at Scripps College Press, including: Alana Gonzales, Amelia Abramson, Michael Rees, Jacky Tran, Erin Sullivan, Madeline Helland, Joe Sinopoli, Rachael Hamilton. The Center's copy is #62 in an edition of 105 copies. c2016. One book is signed in black ink by all the artists.
"For the last book edition overseen by Prof. Maryatt in the collaborative series started in 1986, we decided to examine the book as an icon. We looked at significant developments in 650 years of printing history using primary sources at Denison Library, including a Gutenberg leaf, and books printed by Aldus Manutius, Nicolas Jenson, John Baskerville, Giambattista Bodoni, Frederic Goudy and Sumner Stone"--Scripps website