Bark Beetle Books - Vols. I - XIV

 

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Insect Killed
(Volume I)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut wooden pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, including the holes that the beetles made; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads with burned in letters which spell "insect killed."

3.75" x 5" x 2" plus 6-inch strings and beads

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Lingua Larvae,
the Language of Grubs
 

(Volume II )

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut
wooden pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, digital image of pine-beetle bored cambium; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads with burned in letters which spell "lingua larvae."

3.75" x 10" x 2" plus 12-inch strings and beads

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Bug Ruts
(Volume III)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut felt pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, dyed with iron oxide; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden "worry" beads

9.25" x 5" x 2.5" plus 6-inch strings and beads

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Chewed and Charred
(Volume IV)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Laser-cut and etched-acrylic covers; laser-cut cork pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads

12.5" x 6" x 3.75" plus 12-inch strings and beads

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Coleoptera coniferi
(Volume V)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

 Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut and -etched cork pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes; wire-edge bound with linen thread; twig beads.

5.125" x 8.625" x 2.5" plus 15-inch strings and beads

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Pine Beetle Killed,
Forest Fire Etched

(Volume VI)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Laser-cut and etched-wood covers; laser-cut felt pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, dyed with iron oxide; wire-edge bound with linen thread; tea-dyed wooden letter beads

4.75" x 7.5" x 2.625" plus 10-inch strings and beads

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Grub Nest
(Volume VII)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Stiffened, sewn and beaded laser-cut wool felt covers; laser-cut iron-oxide dyed wool felt pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes; white-bead "grubs" sewn into "galleries;" wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads.

12.5" x 5" x 2.5" plus 7-inch strings and beads

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Larva Galleria
(Volume VIII)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut and iron-oxide-dyed felt pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, sewn into "galleries" with white-bead "grubs"; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads with burned in letters which spell the title.

12.5" x 6" x 3.75" plus 10-inch strings and beads

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(untitled)
(Volume IX)

Book Details


Unique, not editioned

Bark-beetle-bored bark embedded in epoxy resin; laser-cut and wood pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, engraved with tracks of different bark beetle species; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads.

9.25" x 5.25" x 3" plus 7-inch strings and beads

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Encyclopedia Beetletania
(Volume X)

Book Details (left)


Unique, not editioned

Laser-cut and -etched acrylic; laser-cut wood pages that interpolate the front to the back cover shapes, engraved with tracks of different bark beetle species; copper foil stamped name plates; wire-edge bound with linen thread; wooden beads.

9.25" x 5.25" x 2.25" plus 11.5-inch strings and beads

Vol%20XI%20composite.jpgTeanaway Log
(Volume XI)

Book Details (center)


Unique, not editioned

Fir-engraver-inscribed wood; wire-edge bound with linen thread; magnets.

8"W x 4.85"L x 4.5"H closed

Vol%20XII%20composite.jpgBuprestid Katakana
(Volume XII)

Book Details (right)


Unique, not editioned

Alaska yellow cedar, leather, linen thread

9"H x 8"W x 4"D closed

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Forest Decomposition
(Volume XIII)

Book Details (left)


Unique, not editioned

Beetle-inscribed bark embedded in epoxy resin covers; laser-cut mat board pages with tea-dyed rice paper and pyrography; viscose endpapers, linen thread

9"H x 8"W x 4"D closed

Photo of Suze Woolf artist book about bark beetles
(currently untitled)
(Volume XIV)

Book Details (center)


Unique, not editioned

Fir-engraver-inscribed log; laser-cut mat board; paint; linen thread.

16.5"H x 5" diameter, closed

Each page is essentially a bar from a bar chart representing the areas affected in British Columbia and Alberta from 1999-2007.