Dame Judi Dench, actress and the president of the Brontë Society, supported the Society's call to crowdfund the institution's bid for the second issue of Charlotte Brontë’s Young Men's Magazine at an auction in November.
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Researchers Discovered a Missing Part of “The Tale of Genji,” a Novel Written by A Japanese Noblewoman in the Early 11th Century
Designer Bookbinders UK Competition Becomes Biannual and Widens the Scope of the Admissible Projects
As it appears, the interest in the competition had steadily declined over the past few years, so Designer Bookbinders decided to introduce some changes and make the competition into a biannual event.
It was one the first days of the sixth year of archaeological works on the sunken ship Archangel Raphael when one of the marine archaeologists shifted some silt and saw something looking like a book's spine.
Secession Verlag is a small publishing house based in Zurich and Berlin. They just celebrated their tenth anniversary at the gallery P98A, which is located in Berlin. But what's even more impressive is their new book series.
Les Amis de la Reliure Originale is an association that promotes design binding in France. For 26 years it organizes an annual Ephemeral Exhibition to bring together the best French and European professional bookbinders.
One more celebrity appears to be a fan of bookbinding. During her royal tour of Africa, Meghan Markle revealed that book craft not only was her hobby, but she had taught it for some time. Well, always a pleasure to raise awareness for the craft. And if a royalty helps to attract some attention, it’s all for the best! Continue reading →
There are under 50 complete or mostly complete Gutenberg Bibles known to exist today. One of them was a part of William H. Scheide library, that was donated to Princeton in 2015. And it is one of only three books remaining in the original binding.
A new stamp is added to the Craftsmanship series (Métiers d’Art) of the French postal service. After carpenters, sculptors, and blacksmiths, the new stamp is dedicated to Bookbinding. And tomorrow you'll have a chance to get the stamp signed by the artists.
The 32nd Moscow International Book Fair just ended. One of the topmost attractions there was a Skaryna Bible printing experience. A crowd gathered around the booth of the Republic of Belarus to see how books were printed and take part in the process.
International Competition is held by Designer Bookbinders every four years. Last week the society shared some crucial information about the challenge that would happen in 2021. This time there are some changes to the standard routine.