Core Sample
By Allison Cooke Brown
Yarmouth, Maine: Allison Cooke Brown, 2003. Edition of 5.

5 x 4.25" closed; opens to 8.5" circle. Double star book with slipcase. Coptic binding book with Xerox lithography, hand and machine made papers, paste paper, and punched label.

Allison Cooke Brown: "I think that many of us have scars embedded inside us. I tried to imitate the scanning of a woman's body through her clothing, to the insides and then back out the other side. The book is meant to paginate fast, or to be displayed opened to 360 degrees, imitating a "core sample."