Here is the real treasure of imagination - books that people wished
into existence, every one unique, every one magical. Some of these books
are made from specialised materials such as emu leather (to look like
dragon scales), real silver, amber, keys, feathers, dreams.
**Prepared for the Guinness World Record for
Storytelling - 11th & 12th October 2003**
A3 - 864 pages - album. Dark brown oiled kangaroo
leather with a total of 18 keys set out on a studded chest design,
one key on the front cover has a paper tag.
Prepared for the Guinness World Record for the
World's Longest Fantasy Story "The Search for the Golden
Key" with a goal of raising more than $100,000 for the Women's
and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, Australia. The book consists
of a number of smaller books - (1) The Search for the Golden Key,
(2) The Door to the Future, (3) Twin Earth, (4) The Caretaker,
(5) The Final Days, (6) New Era, (7) From Darkness to Light, (8)
The Mysterious Messenger. The entire story was estimated at over
200,000 words and would take 24 hours to tell.
Album consists of separate spine, front and
back covers which fasten together with four brass posts (Chicago
screws). Grey/brown elephant hide endpapers.
Cover: 320mm W x 430mm H (12.60 x 16.93in). Page: 297mm W x 420mm
H (11.69 x 16.54in). Weight: 5.8kg (12.79lb).
Commission: Michael J Morel (Adelaide, Australia) 16 Jun 2003 - 04 Oct 2003
of Keys Journal
This design is also available as a 5" x 8" wire-bound
journal for only $11.95 USD. 160 pages - blank or lined.