New little books from Mystical Places Press
Most can be viewed at http://www/mysticalplaces.com
Yellowstone Summer shows the park with dazzling rainbows draping over gushing
waters, peacefully sitting elk, and vibrant wild flowers everywhere. This
completes the Yellowstone seasons series. Made from double strips of paper,
golden background paper with a quote by John Muir, and the foreground paper that
holds brilliant images of the unique Yellowstone National Park in the
Price with matching clamshell case is $100. Available without case, $70.
Texas Colors captures the brilliant wild flowers found in the Hill country of
Texas that are especially abundant after a wet winter. The pages are
attached in an expending binding that allows the images to stretch out. Texas Colors
is $95 with the slip case, or $70 without the case.
Cliff Village is a photographic portrait of a small remote ancient cliff
dwelling in New Mexico. The cover is made from clay to match the local earth and
includes an imbedded arrowhead. Take a haunting walk through the ancient condos
of a long ago time. A suede like clamshell case holds this little treasure.
Price with case is $100, available without case for $70.
Sand dunes move with the wind, reshaping the environment day in and day out.
As you too can move the little sand dune encased in the cover of Ocean Dunes.
This unusual two sided book has a stunning 360 degree photo of a sandscape on
the Oregon coast, with advent calendar type windows that reveal details of
this dune environment. Comes with matching two-tone clamshell case. Price with
case is $105, available without case for $75.
The sailing ship, Peter Iredale, hit the Oregon beach in 1906. It has been
there ever since with the ocean slowly stripping the ship down to its bones.
Ship Wreck displays the ruins of the ship in breathtaking beauty by photographer
Jill Timm. Covers are rusted steel and comes with case. Price with case is
$105, available without case for $75.
And new little one-of-a-kinds...
A pocket book with miniature "color etch" on sliver paintings in each pocket
of wild birds done by wildlife artist Davis Maass. Two tone clamshell case.
Ukiyoe is a Japanese art movement that produced prints depicting everyday
life. This book is made of six decorative stamps of famous Japanese prints, on
each page with the actual stamp is the image
enlarged and colors reversed as the background graphic. This attractive book
has a black covers made from Polymer clay with a shallow relief carving of Mt.
Fuji. The beautiful matching two color fabric covered clamshell case is
included. Price with case is $325.
A light hearted look at cows through the eyes of artist Sylvia Huber
Gaensslen with miniature reproductions of her paintings showcased through popup
windows. comes with coordinating clamshell case. $300
This Japanese style book contains 6 stamps (non-postage) with greetings
(one is Happy Birthday) written in Japanese calligraphy. The translucent page
preceding each stamp has the English translation. It is bound in red moiré
book cloth with a golden Japanese charm bound on the cover. The book comes with
a dramatic matching black and red clamshell case. Only 2 books were made. The
price is $300.
See you at the Conclave.
Mystical Places Press
Handcrafted artist books,
one of a kind and small editions,
miniature and not so miniature.