Category: Books

The Story of the Book

A short documentary featuring Jonathan Kearnes and Adrian Harrington of Adrian Harrington Rare Books, London.  It focuses on the physical, irreplaceable nature of the book as an object. It’s a fascinating story of books, their history & the bibliophile addiction.  …


Renaissance City Views

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is hosting an exhibition entitled Renaissance City Views from Above and Afar. About the exhibition: Between 1572 and 1617, Georg Braun, editor, and Franz Hogenberg, engraver, produced the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, a multi-volume collection of…