JAN SOBOTA, 2008
MYSTERY OF WOOD
Vaclav Splichal, Marie Otavova and teamGolem Press, Edition Zlate ruce, 2008
Triple Coverboards Structure.
Binding is sewn on 4 tapes. Endpapers with a print of autumn leaves.
Doublures covered with brown/red artificial leader.
A sculptured box made of binder’s board is created over doublures.
The box is covered with brown calf skin and cow hide. Wooden spine panel, along with
7 subsequent different panels, cover the sculptured box.
The wooden panels with calligraphy are: Birch-Roots, Maple,
Cherry-Wood, (back) Honduras Mahogany, Palisander, Oak, Walnut, (front edge) Mahogany.
Dyed and colored „leaves“ are made of calf and goat skin. They are corresponding to the particular
wood panels.Title on spin is printed with brown foil.
Slipcase with a chemise.
25 x 36,5 x 60 cm.
Special Mention at the exhibition „Mystery of Wood“ in Letohrad, Czech Republic, 2008