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Peter and Donna Thomas

COVERING GROUND, a Chronicle of Donna Thomas’ 2002 hike of the 218 mile John Muir Trail, edited and illustrated by Donna Thomas, 2003 from her two miniature books on the landscape and wildflowers of the John Muir Trail.

Text reproduced by means of metal engravings of Donna’s handwriting on Peter Thomas’ handmade paper, laser printed color illustrations and tipped onto the text paper. Coptic bound in clear heart redwood salvaged, cut and finished with help from Donna’s brother John and Tony Graziano. Cover carving by Donna. Edition of 25. For Sale $395.


CANNERY ROW, opening paragraph, by John Steinbeck, Illustrated by Donna Thomas, pulp decorations on the reverse of pages by Peter Thomas. Peter and Donna Tomas, Santa Cruz, 2003.

Text letterpress on Peter Thomas’ handmade paper, on round pages, bound as an accordion between two galvanized iron covers (recalling the tin and iron canneries in the text). Book is canned by Dave’s Albacore of Santa Cruz using canning equipment salvaged from Cannery Row, Monterey, California. Can must be opened to see the book. For Sale $95.

See Also: <http://members.cruzio.com/~peteranddonna/>

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