Elisabeth Tonnard

The Book of the World


A one-of-a-kind book, typed on a Smith-Corona typewriter. The book is about itself, the reader, and the rest of the world. And it uses 24 words for accomplishing this. Archival paper, handbound. 12 pages. Rochester, NY 2006 (and later, dated when typed). See more images.

This book is sold out.

It is available in the collections of the Bodleian Library (special collections at the Weston Library), Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature, Kunstbibliothek (Berlin), National Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) and University of the Arts London (Chelsea College of Art and Design).

Written by Elisabeth Tonnard

March 17, 2008 at 9:05 pm