Zakka II by James Reid-Cunningham. Textblock composed of bifolios of gray Hewits cover paper, decorated with gold leaf. Sewn with black linen thread in a long stitch. Punctured boards covered in papyrus. 4” x 3” x 1”. 10.2 x 7.6 x 2.4 cm. Bound in 2003.
Christopher Burkett photographs intimate portraits of nature with an 8x10 camera. The compositions are quite classical, but the images are colorful and exuberant. Self-published with the highest standards, this is one of the most beautiful photography books I have seen.