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From textiles, to painting to design and more. These new books are currently on display.


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Ready for Halloween . . . . .  .

graphic horror

Newly arrived  . . .  Graphic Horror: Movie Monster Memories . . . Freddy, Jason, Frankenstein, and Dracula are just a few of the thrilling movie monsters in this illustrated, collectible reference guide. It’s currently on display – with many other lovely new books – on the 2nd floor of Llandaff library.  It’ll be there until 28th October after which time it can be borrowed.  If you follow the link to the library catalogue SUMMON you will be able to place a reservation.

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Illustration & Graphics – new books

100 Illustrators  Culled from the ‘Illustration Now’ series, this is a selection of today’s most successful and important illustrators from around the globe.91LakBliWYL

Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl


This is the first book to consider the controversial cover of the most notorious and acclaimed novel of the 20th century, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita. It pairs essays by well-known design critics with a rich gallery of 60 brand-new Lolita covers, commissioned by leading book designers especially for this project.


Hand Made Illustration 51MAx3IETjL

‘Hand Made Illustration’ brings together the work of some of the most innovative, original, and creative illustrators from around the world, all of whom have one thing in common – a love of using traditional methods to creat their own unique works.


Modern Vintage Illustration 51URwCi2qmL

A survey of modern illustration that uses older styles of artistic expression to evoke a sense of another time and place. These vintage-style illustrations play with the past, subvert it on occasion, but always feel fresh.



See and read more about these new books on the current new book display on the 2nd floor of Llandaff library – available to view and reserve until 6th February, after which time they can be borrowed.








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New Books

 Books on books . . . .







In praise of beautiful books: British artists’ book makers and fine presses

Abecederia  Artist’s book. Alphabet book and graphic novel

 The book on books on artists’ books by Arnaud Desjardin

 Multiple signatures: on designers, authors, readers and users


Graphic Communication . . . .



Poster design: big size visuals. Editor, concept and project director Jose Maria Minguet

The field guide to typography: typefaces in the urban landscape by Peter Dawson

Nai¨ve: modernism and folklore in contemporary graphic design



 On display on the 2nd floor at Llandaff Library until 23rd January. They can be reserved using the library catalogue SUMMON.










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