https://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/journals.jpg19202560Tristan Dahnhttps://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/lcp_print.pngTristan Dahn2020-04-02 19:10:532020-04-03 13:19:42Note to Future Self: A Project to Do at Home
https://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/2-1.jpg14402560Clare Lowryhttps://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/lcp_print.pngClare Lowry2019-10-21 12:53:312019-10-22 15:06:28Before and After
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https://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/sewing-PS.jpg7681024nscalessahttps://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/lcp_print.pngnscalessa2013-10-15 13:38:002019-05-01 16:17:45A Few of Our Favorite Things, Part Four: Learning from a Damaged Book, Margarita Philosophica (Basel, 1508)
One of my favorite books in the Library Company’s collection is The Book of Trades (Philadelphia: George S. Appleton, 1851). Produced in many English-language editions in the 19th century, the book of trades reflects a trend in early childhood…
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Little scholarly attention was given to papier-mâché bindings before Chief of Conservation Jennifer Rosner began researching the topic in May 2011. Largely through generous donations from Michael Zinman, the Library Company has amassed arguably…
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https://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/alice-bookbinding-09-800x533-1.jpg533800nscalessahttps://librarycompany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/lcp_print.pngnscalessa2012-11-26 19:09:002019-05-01 16:54:50Compost This Book
I have written previously about book bindings with papier-mâché elements. (click here to read that post.) Now, I’d like to present a particularly interesting group of books that have papier-mâché medallions attached to the leather…
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Lippincott, Grambo & Co. offered The Iris, An Illuminated Annual for 1851 in six different binding styles, two of which are shown above. At the top is what they advertised as “Turkey Morocco beveled, inlaid with Papier Maché”…
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