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Catalog of Bindings


The Bill of Rights

In the Gallery

50-year Exhibition

The  Minsky Archive

My Life in Book Art


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Innovation from Tradition in the Book Arts

25 Years: The Book Art Movement 1974-1999

25 Year Retrospective

At the Corcoran with 190 Scholastic Winners

The Breathtaking Book Art of Richard Minsky (Booktryst)

Richard Minsky: Bound Wonders (The Book Art Blog)

Richard Minsky received the
American Printing History Association 2018 Laureate Award
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Guild of Book Workers 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award
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Now on Sale


Barbara Slate

Catalog of

Catalog of The Barbara Slate Archive
Photographed and described by Richard Minsky, 2018
Bookcloth, 22K gold title, 12" x 9"
Cover panel: facsimile of a draft cover for Barbara Slate's graphic autobiography
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It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
First Edition, 1935, Minsky binding, 2018
Alum tawed goatskin, 23K gold, panel of 8-point type,
acrylic paint, artist's blood on Vermont Vigilance


Minsky in London
Edited by Pamela Moore. With 90 photographs by Richard Minsky.
Letterpress on Mohawk Superfine from Monotype and handset type,
with dry mounted photographic prints and 45 rpm record.
64 pages 11" x 14". Gold stamped leather spine, printed cloth on boards.
Cover and title page design by Pat Gorman, cover caricature of Minsky by Gerald Mynott.
Edition of 25 and 5 Artist Proofs. 1980. This is copy AP3. First editiion, second state.

Rediscovered: Syllabus for Minsky's 1979 course
"Artists Publish Art" at the School of Visual Arts

Yale: 22 short interviews with Richard Minsky
each about a specific object in the Richard Minsky Archive

  The Art of American Book Covers

Recipient of the 2011 Worldwide Books Award for Publications
from the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)

Now in Paperback

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Fine Books & Collections

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