The Subtle Serpent

The Subtle Serpent
3” x 2.5” in box 3.75” x 3.5”
144 pages
Unique artist book

This coptic bound book incorporates text from Genesis related to the temptation of Eve by the snake. The text is transferred and handwritten onto pages of tan handmade paper which are illustrated with drawings, prints and collage. The book has a mica cover and is housed in a black cloth covered clamshell box with rattlesnake tail.

It was shown at the City Gallery in Charleston, SC during the Guild of Bookworker’s Standards Conference in 1916.