Nature Paints (2008). 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches. (Silpcase measures 3 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches.)
The text is a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Nature paints the best part of a picture…" The book has hand written/calligraphed text with 4 double spread illustrations sewn onto the text pages. The paintings were made by Donna when she was backpacking in the Northern Yosemite region. The paper was made by . Full leather bradle binding with leather onlay imagery of a mountain and lake landscape scene. The endpapers are re-drawn and hand-colored topo maps of the region where the paintings were made. The title is stamped in gold on the cover. Clamshell box. 1 of 2 copies.
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