CATALOG NO. B64 2014
Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Book open with "Balance" on stand

Balance
Yin and yang - the principle of all living things, the parents of change, the root and beginning of life and death,
the source of divine clarity. Attributed to the Yellow Emperor (reigned ca. 2600 BC)

Specifications Edition of 6
Custom case - 11" x 11-1/2" x 1-1/2", book - 8" x 9" (closed), 4 folding panels open to 24" mounted on wooden spine with relief printed images from hand made plates, pinhole photographs and letterpress text.
Accessories - 4 piece stand (assembles to 24" high) to display the book with panels unfolded and a hanger bar to hold the book.
Concept, design, printing, binding and box construction Thomas Parker Williams
Concept, pinhole photography, text selection and layout
Mary Agnes Williams www.maryagneswilliams.com


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Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

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Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

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Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Box components

Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Cover and title page

Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Back panels

Trees, A Meditation inspired by T'ai Chi

Rooted, Yielding and Flow panels on stand

Rooted
To find the Way turn back to the roots. Return to the original One. Wuzi (ca. 440-381 BC)

Yielding
There is a proper time to decrease the hard and increase the soft. Increase, decrease, full, and empty;
all must proceed according to the proper time. I Ching (ancient Chinese text)

The Flow of Chi
The softest in the world overcomes the hardest in the world. Chi lingers in wisps -
use it without haste. Laozi (ca. 604-531 BC)