The Inside Passage
By Pat and Rosemarie Keough
Nahanni Productions Inc. 2011-13, Limited Edition of 250, signed and numbered, 26 lettered premiums and 20 proofs, exclusive issue. 46 cm x 38 cm x 9 cm. 12.5 kg. An elegant, monumental tome featuring the fine photography of Pat and Rosemarie Keough. Artistry of content is combined with highly skilled craftsmanship of the physical form. Green morocco, blind debossed title, spine and cover design. Morocco interior joints, green flocked velvet doublures, hand-sewn on four linen tapes, hand-bound with split-board construction combined with Classic European leather binding style. 100 lb cover-weight paper, 344 pages, introductory text, map, and 340 full-colour photographs by Pat and Rosemarie Keough.
Sheltered from the open Pacific Ocean by numerous seaward islands, The Inside Passage wends its way through a labyrinth of channels, straits, sounds and passages along the northwest coast of North America. Over 20 years Pat and Rosemarie Keough have explored this maritime maze in small boats and large ships, by plane and car, and on foot and skis, always with camera in hand. The resulting body-of-work is inspiring, powerful and above all aesthetic.
From a field of over 5,200 entries, including titles from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Carnegie and the Getty, the Keoughs’ Labyrinth Sublime received the Independent Publisher Book Awards Gold medal for “Outstanding Book of the Year â€“ Best Book Arts Craftsmanship.”
Accompanied by the custom clam shell box: Green morocco title and spine inserts, natural linen; interior green flocked velvet cushions, page block supports.