Book of Deception, A

Phillip Holehouse, alumni of the School of Art, Design and Media

Description: A brown stained distressed box made from solid wood with a traditional padlock and key. This box contains collected ephemera and hand made objects. The box is 240mm in length and 180 in width and has a depth of 110mm. The book is a collection of picture postcards, eye spy books, maps and games based on Richard Hannay and his adventures in the Thirty Nine Steps. It uses imagery of the time, ciphers, codes and the secrets of invisible writing and secret messages. Various methods of production are used to convince you of the reality of the objects. A treasure trove of exciting objects.
Publication information: 1997, Portsmouth UK, Boxed book, Colour laser printer, Edition 1

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