A Brief History of the Fan
By Carol Schwartzott
Freeville, New York: Lilliput Press, 2003. Edition of 30.
Miniature flutter book 2.4 x 1.75 x .6". Letterpress printed on Japanese Yohko paper. In slipcase. Includes bibliography. Signed and numbered by the artist.
A Brief History of the Fan was the sixth in a series of Brief Histories produced by Carol Schwartzott. It was a folding paper sculpture which included this miniature book describing the history of the fan from 3200 B.C.E. to the present. The paper structure edition of "A Brief History of the Fan" was 20 books. The miniature included as part of that structure was an edition of 30. Please note: this is only the miniature book.