Posts Tagged: bookmaking

Summer Camp for Book Nerds

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For the burgeoning field of Critical Bibliography, “the study of the physical characteristics of books and the process of bookmaking,” Rare Book School is the highlight of the year. The Paris Review’s Benjamin Breen reports from the annual conference out of UVA, where old-school book enthusiasts gather to share in the examination of woodcuts, medieval […]

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826 Valencia’s Bookmaking Seminar Approaches

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That uneasiness even tech-savvy readers feel about e-books—what about the smell of binding glue? the sound of turning pages?—demonstrates how even if we accept digital readers, we still love the heft and texture of an old-fashioned paper book. If you’re interested in creating that heft and feel yourself, you’ll find no better event than the […]

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