Splendid Pages by Julie Mellby is just one of the new books in Howard Gardens featuring book arts. To see this and more, do come and look at the self-study display near the issue desk.
Also on show and soon available for you to borrow are Beautiful Bindings: A Thousand Years of the Bookbinder’s Art; Books: A Living History; Uncommon Threads (a catalogue of a recent artists’ books exhibition); Playing with Books – a practical guide; Form: Book and Promotion; and Book Art: iconic sculptures and installations made from books. Artists Books/Kunstlerbucher 1958 – 2009 is a magnificent reference book also on display.
Coming soon: a full display of books old and new, also journals and journal articles from our collection, about book arts, artists’ books, bookbinding & making, altered books and more!
Watch this space for details of a display in the library of Illustration student’s work from last year and for news about our growing collection of Artists’ Books.