Book Arts

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 booksArtists 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.


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