Book on Melinda Miles
The Special Edition
the Melinda Miles Book
The Boxed Sets
Each set includes the hard-bound book and a numbered etching by
The linen-covered drop-spine boxes are hand crafted at Gli Artegiani, a bindery near
Venice, to house and protect the hard-bound book and original etching
in classic style.
Option: The Drawings
With this option, your boxed set and etching will be accompanied
by original drawings.
Melinda produced thousands of drawings, ranging from live-model
sketches to fully
developed artworks. You can choose from sketchbook pages matted simply,
as in the
image below. Or you can select from a collection of highly finished
with glass, also shown below.
View and choose
Option: The Lithographs
Melinda Miles produced eleven limited edition lithographs in her
career. With this option, your boxed
set will come with an additional folio collection of these fine-art
The print folios were designed by our Italian bindery to match the
linen-covered boxed sets. They are sized to
hold any number of
Melinda’s lithographs. You can customize your folio collection with any
of the eleven images.
Option: The Paintings
These paintings exemplify the themes Melinda developed for her final
exhibit Trains of Thought. They are
three of her last paintings and are available in this special offering
to Melinda’s collectors.
The 2009 painting Under the Bridge, top left, recalls Melinda’s earlier
1991 lithograph Two Twenty Eight.
The 2008 painting Curve in the Tracks, top right, is likewise an image
Melinda revisited still earlier, in the
etching of 1986, which we include inside each boxed set.
The 2008 painting Exit, pictured above, is the image we have selected
for the book’s cover.
at this link: Paintings
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We selected the artwork described above from the Melinda Miles estate
the Special Edition boxed sets. You can choose from any of the
lithographs and paintings.
See the corresponding pages for special pricing extended to support
This Special Edition of the Melinda Miles book and associated artwork
are sold by reservation only.
Please see the contact page for details on
The number of boxed sets will be limited
by your response to this offer. The offer closes on
2013; after that date, we begin production.
(NOTE 12/21/13) The limited
edition was produced in November of 2013, in a quantity of thirty-five.
There are still a small number
available; call Argos gallery at 505-988-1814 to inquire.
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