By Pat and Rosemarie Keough
Nahanni Productions Inc. 2002-07, Limited Edition of 950 signed and numbered plus 50 proofs, exclusive issue. 46 cm x 38 cm x 9 cm, 12.5 kg. Grey morocco, blind debossed title, spine and cover design. Morocco interior joints, grey flocked velvet doublures, hand-sewn on four linen tapes, hand-bound with split-board construction combined with Classic European leather binding style. This full-leather bound book is a modern revival of book-binding artistry dating to the 15th century. 100 lb cover-weight paper, 336 pages, introductory text, map, and 330 full-colour photographs and 15 duotones by Pat and Rosemarie Keough.
This contemporary photographic tome presents an unparalleled portfolio of Antarctic landscapes, seascapes, ice, snow, wildlife, ‘the hand of man,’ abstracts and realism. For this body-of-work, Pat and Rosemarie Keough were awarded the “Nature Photographer of the Year” and “World’s Best Photography Book” by the International Photography Awards Committee. Antarctica also won the Benjamin Franklin Award, the Oscar of the international printing and graphic arts community. Antarctica was honored with the gold medal for “Outstanding Book of the Year ā Best Book Arts Craftsmanship” by the Independent Publisher Book Awards competition.
Antarctica has received much critical acclaim. The Economist compared this title to the reļ¬ned elegance and luxury of a Patek Philippe watch (The Economist: Worldās Best Books). Americaās The Today Show stated, āAntarctica is not a book. Itās a work of art, a monument, the apogee of grandeur.ā Featured in Smithsonian, Forbes, Photo District News, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Post Intelligencer, among the many articles and reviews in magazines and newspapers.
Accompanied by the custom clam shell box: Debossed grey morocco title and spine inserts, natural linen; interior grey flocked velvet cushions, page block support.