Letterpress pop-up book on Rives Heavyweight. Accordian-folded leaf , threaded through the portfolio forms a "staircase" when opened, showing a different 12-step slogan imprinted on each "riser". Case bound with flax and moriki paper. String, wooden dowel, and glass beads act as closure.
Leaves are boards with images glued to each side. "Collages of etchings, color laser prints, and artist's papers attached to 8 ply museum boards. The green spine is fish leather from Iceland"--Artist's website.
74 p. of stiff paper covered recto and verso with mixed media collage; bound in paper covered, collage-decorated boards; Coptic-stitch binding sewn with black thread. Issued in collage-decorated slipcase.
16 leaves. Publication information from 23 Sandy Gallery website: Photography, drawings and collages with text (some text on panels and plastic strips); boards covered in black cloth, sewn together with red string in accordion-fold format.