Beautiful Bookbindings a Thousand Years of the Bookbinders Art
written by P J M Marks
The British Library | ISBN 9780712358231
Hardback – 196 pages
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Over 100 of the most beautiful bookbindings from the last 1000 years are showcased in this highly illustrated book that provides a world view of the development of the bookbinding craft. Arranged chronologically, these beautiful and often surprising works of art present a clear visual record of the progression of the craft through the ages. By juxtaposing bindings from different countries from the same period, differences and similarities, and the transfer of styles and ideas, are highlighted.