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Rare Books and Special Collections

This guide provides an overview of the rare books at UNCC and highlights some unique resources

Blue Ridge Bounty

Call Number: N7433.4.S423 B58 2010

A miniature handmade book created by Sharon Sharp. Features collograph of skeletal leaves collected near the Blue Ridge Parkway and topography maps of the area surrounding Boone, North Carolina. This copy is number 7 of 10. 

Resources:

Tide Journal

Call Number: N7433.4.H37 T53 2015

Created in 2015 by Asheville, NC based artist Karen Hardy. 

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Turkey Trot

Call Number: N7433.4.M68 T97 2007

Created by Lois Morrison. This copy is signed and numbered 10 out of 25. Contains pop-ups and and movable parts.

Resources: 

  • Profile for Morrison from the Women's Studio Workshop
  • "A Conversation with Julia Chen and Lois Morrison" from North Redwoods Book Arts Guild's blog