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Author/Artist Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
Title The island of Rota / text by Oliver Sacks ; cliché-verres, Abelardo Morell ; design, Ted Muehling.
Publisher/Date New York : Library Council of the Museum of Modern Art, 2010.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill., maps ; 35 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 MoMA Offsite Artists' Books Flat  S2174 A12i    AVAILABLE
 MoMA Offsite Special Collections Flat  G9412.R6 S23 2010    AVAILABLE
Series Contemporary editions (Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Library Council)
Note "Oliver Sacks's 'The Island of Rota' was originally published as a chapter in his book, 'The Island of the Colorblind and Cycad Island' (Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1997)"--Colophon.
"Abelardo Morell's thirteen works are cliché-verres, photographic prints from images he made by hand in ink and plant matter on glass."--Colophon.
"Ted Muehling's work encompasses most aspects of the book, including the typography and the layered structure. He designed the cycad-leaf and sea-fan castings, the laser-cut image in two leaves of paper, the altered historical maps, and the cover and box."--Colophon.
"The maps were reproduced from M.F. Maury's 'Chart' (1848; Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division) and Philippe Vndermaelen's 'Atlas universel' (Brussels, 1827; New York Public Library Map Division)
LC subject Rota Island (Northern Mariana Islands) -- Pictorial works.
Cycads -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Rota Island -- Pictorial works.
Submarine fans -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Rota Island -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Artists' books -- 2010.
Clichés-verre (photographic prints)
Other author Morell, Abelardo.
Muehling, Ted.
WorldCat no. 714621374

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