Cathy Adelman

Malibu, California

Estonian children, The Best Thing in the World, 2005.

Poems and fairytales written by Estonian children, bound in a bradel style binding with a gray leather spine, gray bird’s eye maple boards, graphite edge, leather endbands, paladium title. The endpapers and slip case cover are original drawings by the binder. 26.4 x 20.5 x 2 centimeters. Created 2005.

Cathy Adelman graduated from the American Academy of Bookbinding under Tini Miura and continues to take master classes with Edwin Heim at the Centro del Bel Libro. She has exhibited her work in Australia, England, France, Canada, Italy, Estonia and the USA, and has received awards from the Society of Bookbinders and the Design Bookbinders of Estonia.