One Thousand and One Handbags: Special Edition


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One Thousand and One Handbags is a pop up book collaboration between best selling author and paper engineer David A. Carter and acclaimed Dutch designer Hester van Eeghen.

The expressive shapes and lively colors of Hester’s designs take new life as illustrated by David A. Carter.  The book follow’s Hester’s journey through life as a handbag and shoe designer, with incredibly detailed illustrations and pop ups from master paper engineer David.

The special edition of One Thousand and One Handbags contains the book signed by David A. Carter in a foil embossed casewrap with a silver and a gold foil stamped slipcase bound in purple bookcloth. Limited to just 100 copies. 

Book Size: 10.5” x 8” x 1.75″
Contains: Book with 8 pop up spreads, slipcase
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Item weight: 2 pounds
ISBN: 978-0-9977855-3-1

About Hester van Eeghen:  A Dutch designer of leather bags, wallets and accessories. Hester’s designs are for sale in over 150 museums and design stores over the world , she has designed collections for brands such as Paco Rabanne, Marlboro Classics, Jaguar, Castelijn en Berens and was made a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Mayor of Amsterdam Job Cohen for her contribution to Dutch Design.

About David A. Carter: A best selling American author, illustrator and paper engineer, David is best known for his pop up books for both children and adults including the Bugs and One Red Dot series. David also co-authored The Elements of Pop Up, the definitive how-to for paper engineering. One Thousand and One Handbags is David’s first limited edition book.

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