Beautiful Bookbindings: A Thousand Years of the Bookbinder's Art
8.8 x 11 inches
From exquisite medieval bookbindings crafted from precious metals and jewels to the unique and highly imaginative creations of contemporary bookbinders, this book celebrates over one hundred of the most beautiful bookbindings of the last thousand years.
Illustrated in color throughout, with specially commissioned studio photography showing bindings from a variety of angles, this book provides a visual overview of the chronological development of this splendid, yet often overlooked, art form.
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Bright Lights in the Dark Ages: The Thaw Collection of Early Medieval Ornaments
The programs of The Morgan Library & Museum are made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.