Friday, March 19, 2010

beautiful bound books

Bound by Jean Gunner, Tulips and Tulipomania, 1982. Moroccan leather.

Bound by KT Miura, The Song of Solomon, 1987. Silver foil and Moroccan leather.

Binder unknown, Cowper's Poetical Works, 1874. Goat skin and red maple wood.

Binder unknown, The New Testament, 1710. Silver metal on black leather.
Binder unknown, notebook, 1775. Embroidered silk.

Some lovely bound books to brighten up your Friday. From the holdings of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal National Library of the Netherlands).

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