The World of the Book
A celebration of the book from the Middle Ages through the present day, this resource explores volumes ranging from the rare to the iconic, from significant historical and scientific titles to classic literature and modern graphic novels. Images taken from some of the world’s most stunning books are included, including John James Audubon’s Birds of America and William Caxton’s groundbreaking Myrrour of the Worlde. A comprehensive history of book production, design, and illustration in the Western world rounds out this stunning review.
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THE BOOK AND THE IMAGINATION
EXPLORING THE WORLD
The art of the book
The book in Edo Japan
The artist as illustrator
William Morris and the private press movement