Over-sized?

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Don’t miss the ‘over-sized’ books section on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library . . . there are treasures to be found!

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Llandaff: new Art & Design books

Check out these new books currently on display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff Library

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New books . . . .

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A taste of a few of the new books received during August. Currently on display.

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New books . . . .

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New books in Llandaff . . . . . . . about to be shelved! See previous blog posts to find out where you can find them on the shelves.

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Illustrators

Illustrators is a journal ‘devoted to celebrating the often-unsung talents of British and European illustrators…’

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Illustrators Issue 1                                    Illustrators Issue 2

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Illustrators Issue 3                                 Illustrators Issue 4

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Illustrators Issue 5                                   Illustrators Issue 6

Shelfmark 741.6 ILL

Follow the links to the library catalogue Metsearch to read more. Issues one to six can now be seen on display on the 2nd floor of Landaff library.

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New Books: on display during the summer vacation

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These are currently on display . . . the shelf mark of each title is shown at the bottom of the image. This shows where you can find them – and other titles for similar subjects – on the main shelves.

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pop-up, pop-out, unfold, reveal

From a reproduction of the Victorian pop-up Lothar Meggendorfer’s International Circus to Charlotte Biszewski’s 2014 ‘Le circ’, Cardiff Met’s Special Collections house many books that only reveal their secrets when opened and unfolded.

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This display can be seen on the ground floor of Llandaff Library and features the following work:

TALLER LENATEROS: Bolom Chon, Charlotte BISZEWSKI Le circ, Joyeb & Moyna CHITRAKAR: Tsunami, Young-Ju CHOI: Daily Express, Alex CZINZEL: Secret Exclusive Shame, Kate FARLEY: Inside Out, FRANTIC-HAM & contributors: Franticham’s Assemblage Box No 6, Katsumi KOMAGATA: Little Tree, Yeon Ock LEE, A place to go to feel the beauty of nothingness, Angela Lorenz: The Theater of Nature or Curiosity Filled the Cabinet, Andrew MALONE: The Observer’s Book of the Larger British Moths, Lothar MEGGENDORFER: International Circus, Sarah NICHOLLS: Tell the Bees, Billy O’CALLAGHAN: Staring at our Sun, Joanna ROBSON: Dracula’s Crossing, Dieter ROTH: 2 Bilderbücher Dieter Roth Collected Works Vol. 1, Christine TACQ: “Hatbox” A Storm of Stars, Jo WILSON: Happy Birthday Matchbox and Beside the Sea.

To arrange a visit to see the Artists’ Books Collection, or other items in our Special Collections, please email SpecialCollections@cardiffmet.ac.uk

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