A single, long poem printed from hand set Samson Uncial type onto
kakishibu, a persimmon-washed handmade Japanese paper. The enclosure is from raw
flax, lined with kakishibu on which is printed a map of the world, the first to
show the world’s currents, drawn by Athanasius Kircher in 1665. The closure is goat skin
and bone. 3.5 x 13.25 inches closed. Opens to 15 feet.
Design, presswork, and binding by Carolee Campbell.