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This book is covered in a marbled book cloth. Inside there is black text on white paper with photographs of the artist's works on the opposite page from the text. There is a message from the artists at the beginning of the book that reads:<br />
"To the reader of Side by Side from the sculptors<br />
These chapters together represent a contemporary sculpture novel.<br />
It is based on plans, intentions and experience.<br />
The form being abstract air brushes and the expression pure sculpture.<br />
The reader should not expect not to understand this volume as we have been careful to use only accessible material.<br />
We beg you not to criticize this, our work, as this could only result in unhappiness for both the reader and ourselves.<br />
And so, we leave you now with this our simple book.<br />
Yours sincerely<br />
George and Gilbert"<br /><br />
The book is organized into three chapters :<br />
Chapter One: With Us in the Nature<br />
Chapter Two: A Glimpse into the Abstract World<br />
Chapter Three:
Gilbert & George (British (modern))
Side by Side
1971
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1986/2.22
A twelve-leaf album with a painting of flowers and/or leaves on each page. The edges of each page are finished in gold and the covers are embroidered in tan and gold hues. 
Suzuki Kiitsu
Flowers of Twelve Months
1825 – 1875
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2017/1.563

Gao Cen (Chinese (culture or style))
Casual Gathering at Xie Platform, from the album, Twelve Views of Jinling (Nanjing) (one of pair of albums)
1667 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
1970/2.160.4
Book containing detailed calligraphic text descriptions of various types of women, accompanied by woodblock prints depicting the types described.
Nishikawa Sukenobu
Hyakunin jorô shinasadame (One Hundred Types of Women), vol. 1 of 3
1723
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/1.381.2
Book of photographs by Don Worth, mostly black and white images.
Don Worth
Close to Infinity: Photographs from Six Decades
2005
Gift of Lyle Gomes
2012/2.108

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Proverbios
1864
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.153.7

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Proverbios
1864
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.153.14

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Proverbios
1864
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2008/1.153.5
Illuminated manuscript page with Arabic calligraphy that is framed by floriated,<br />
cloud-band borders, stylized cartouches, and marginal vignettes.
European
Illuminated Leaf
1495 – 1730
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.1A&B
A double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with two columns of black Latin&nbsp;blackletter script with some red rubrication and illuminated initials in red, blue, and&nbsp;gold leaf.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from Missal or Book of Hours
15th century
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.5
Three pages of text.
Francis Frith (British (modern))
Title page and Introduction text, from "Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described by Francis Frith," Vol. I
1858
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
1990/2.16.2.A-C
This page from a manuscript features two columns of text written in Armenian. An animal-shaped initial, composed of two stylized birds pecking one another, appears in the lower right column. The lower left margin is decorated with a sidebar that elegantly combines geometric and plant motifs. The decorative elements are painted in pink and blue with touches of reddish orange.
Armenians
Leaf from a Bible with decorated initial and vegetal ornament
1400 – 1432
Museum purchase
1958/1.162
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