Tag: books

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Images of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili on display at the Huntington Library. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is a beautifully illustrated and decorated work of considerable mystery. The text takes the form of an allegorical search by Polifilo for his lost mistress, Polia, but…


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.  …