The year was 1617. William Hakewill MP commissioned it to give as a gift to a friend. And it just might be the first mobile library.
The Jacobean miniature travelling library consisted of 50 gold-tooled vellum-bound miniature books… Continue reading
Color Reading detail
Isabel Barbuzza was born and raised in Argentina and is currently an associate professor at the School of Art and Art History in the University of Iowa.
Her interest lies “in the relationships between space,… Continue reading
from the installation – the lone arranger – a collaboration with laura laura
Jody Alexander is an artist, bookbinder, librarian and teacher working out of Santa Cruz, California whose work celebrates “collecting, storytelling, and odd characters.” … Continue reading
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