Bop (2008). 1 5/8 x 1 1/2 inches. (Slipcase measures 1 3/4 by 1 5/8 inches.)
The text is a quote by Duke Ellington, "…playing "bop" is like playing scrabble with all the vowels missing…" The book has hand written/calligraphed text with watercolor illustrations of scrabble tiles interspersed with the notes from one of Ellington’s best known songs. The paper was handmade by Peter Thomas. The book is Coptic bound with Scrabble tiles as the cover boards. The marbled paper slipcase has a Scrabble "E" mounted on the front cover. Number 1 of 2 unique copies. $ 245.
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