This small collection of examples is dedicated to the idea that the Book is not just a static collection of flat pages, but that elements on the page surface can spin, open, and be returned to their flat state. See particularly Volvelles beneath, The Four Seasons print is a masterpiece of mysterious accounting and variations in data.

 

from The Four Seasons

SEE ALSO VOLVELLES

 

SINGLES

The Repository, Ackerman's 1809-15, fabric samples on the page

Buck Rogers and the Monster pop up c1935

THE HOLE BOOK, narrative hole through the book, Peter Newell 1908

Landscape by Repton, before and after with paper flap

Metamorphosis, Benjamin Sands, c1790, Lion and Griffon

THE FOUR SEASONS (engraving) c1780 (single image narrative)

A FURRY BOOK, LITTLE FUR FAMILY 1946

A BIBLICAL PAMPHLET, THE RENDING OF NOAH'S TOWER

EUCLID'S GEOMETRY., diagrams in three dimensions

EUCLID'S GEOMETRY. JOHN DAYE 1570 rotating and building

SHIBATA's Obstetrical Pocket Phantom, 1895, with articulated paper mannikins

The Flea, folding plate, Robert Hooke's Micrographia

ED RUSCHA Every Building on the Sunset Strip, 1966 concenrtian