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Alembic Books

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Alembic Books is a small, independent imprint created by artist Paul Ramsay to publish limited editions of original works. The first editions of the Alembic catalogue were made and sold between 1990-4; revised editions, as well as new and unreleased works, are now being published via Chameleon Lectra.

The Alembic catalogue is building to include a collection of bookworks on a range of topics in a variety of media. Books are available in paperback and hardback versions, with eBooks, box sets and special editions also being planned –see the catalogue page for a full list of Alembic publications.
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NEWS

More poetry in preparation: 'Cut A Hole In The Rain' to be published this year.

Developments are underway for a second edition of 'A Book Thrown Into The Sea'.

A book of flora photographs: 'Flower Walks' is currently being edited.
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ALEMBIC BOOKS HAS BEEN AT:

• FOMO: FALMOUTH ART PUBLISHING FAIR 2017
29th Sept–1st Oct 2017
at Falmouth Art Gallery, Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall UK
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BABE 2015: BRISTOL ARTISTS BOOK EVENT
(with David Dellafiora, Field Study)
11th and 12th April 2015 at Arnolfini, Bristol, UK.
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• Counter Plymouth book fair
Sunday 19th October 2014 at Plymouth Art Centre, Devon, UK
FOMO poster

FOMO: Falmouth Art Publishing Fair (2017)
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OTHER EXCURSIONS:

• After the success of 2015s thrown text entitled 'A Book Dipped Into Two Lakes', Alembic Books created a new dissolvable bookwork 'tingFloa tingsWri' which was used/displayed at the 2016 Floating Library events on Lake Phelan.
Books being dipped in Meldon Reservoir (2015)

Books being dipped into the first lake - Meldon reservoir, Devon (2015)
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