Pat has sent some more of her miniature hand-made books to made4aid by Pat of Passion@work
These delightful and whimsical little miniatures are made from recycled materials as much as possible - old maps, stamps, bits and pieces of paper, ribbon and beads.
They are perfect for little gifts or keepsakes, with or without words which might be added - poems - lists - messages - photos.
Some of them might be a suitable guage to be used as doll's house "coffee table" books.
If you would like a custom-made book for yourself, a friend, or a doll's house please let us know - Pat has offered to make custom-designed books to your own requirements.
This is a Haiti map book - the covers front and back are made from a map of Haiti, taken from an old School atlas, with a snippet added from a 1902 edition of 'The Essayes of Michael Lord of Montaigne' translated by John Floria the third, Vol.2, bought for its beautiful paper and words - both of these now given a different kind of life in aid of Haiti relief.
The covers are very lightly varnished
The pages are all blank and hand stitched together, and the book has a turquoise/aqua ribbon bookmark which is finished with some little bells from an old hippie skirt .
The book measures approx. 2 inches/5cm wide and 1.75 inches/4.5cm tall.
We're starting this auction at only $1.85.
The auction begins at 9am on Monday 8th February and will end at 9pm on Sunday 14th February, New York time. The highest bidder before that time will win.
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