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I adore leather bound books with marbled endpapers. This is a very nice stack. Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Old Books, Antique Books, Victorian Books, Book Cover Art, Book Art, I Love Books, Books To Read

Books with Marbled Endpapers

I adore leather bound books with marbled endpapers. This is a very nice stack. via

The Poetical Works of Robert Browning with Portraits. BROWNING, Robert London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. for Smith, Elder,. Book Cover Art, Book Cover Design, Book Design, Book Art, Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Old Books, Antique Books, Victorian Books

BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). The Poetical Works of Robert Browning with Portraits. London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. for Smith, Elder, & Co, 1899.

View BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). The Poetical Works of Robert Browning with Portraits. London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. for Smith, Elder, & Co, 1899. on Christies.com, as well as other lots from the Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

Bound Bible with decorated cut by Albert Magnus, Foreedge painting, via Bijzondere Collecties. So beautiful! Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Old Books, Antique Books, Book Cover Art, Book Art, Bible Art, I Love Books, Books To Read

Decorated Bible Sides

I love this old 1670 ornate bible, especially the decorated sides. So I just had to give this a try. I used stamps and then colored t...

Fore-edge Paintings by Clare Brooksbank. Two oblong octavo volumes, each with a wrap-around fore-edge painting.the set contains sheet music and lyrics for pianoforte gathered from a variety of composers, such as Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Books Decor, Books Art, Old Books, Antique Books, Art Antique, Libros Pop-up, Book Libros, Great Doodle, Vintage Book Covers

Hidden Edge Painted Books

Please click on the "choose an option" box to view our current stock What is a hidden edge or foredge painting? A hidden edge painting is one that is not visible when the book is closed. In order to view the painting, the leaves of the book must be fanned, exposing the edges of the pages and painting. This age old art can be traced back centuries, but is unfortunately a dying art with just a handful of edge painters still practising. DecorBooks wants to revive this beautiful forgotten art…

In the late Middle Ages a type of portable book evolved that we call a girdle… Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Times, Old Books, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Ex Libris

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A breviary (New York Public Library, Spencer Collection MS 39), 1454, Bavaria

Kettingboek uit de zeventiende eeuw - KB (Chain book from the seventeenth century) Handmade Journals, Handmade Books, Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Old Books, Antique Books, Larp, Cthulhu, Book Binder

Kettingboek uit de zeventiende eeuw | Historiek

Net als veel andere steden beschikte Weesp sinds de zestiende eeuw over een min of meer openbare bibliotheek, waarin de boeken in kasten of op lectrijnen stonden, kerkbankachtige constructies met een zitbank ervoor.

41 ideas for book binding unusual Old Books, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Book Art, Book Libros, Vintage Magazine, Handmade Books, Handmade Journals, Handmade Rugs

Binders' follies

Explore flufzilla22's photos on Flickr. flufzilla22 has uploaded 1277 photos to Flickr.

Rare book of Astrology Antique Books, Vintage Books, Tibet, Yi King, Ancient Artefacts, Astrology Books, Medieval Books, Book Letters, Ancient Mysteries

Монгол Улсад номын сан байгуулагдсан түүхээс

About Mongolian education

Ethiopian priest on Lake Tana with an old goatskin bible. Christianity appeared in Europe at least 200 years after some African nations, educate yourself before you deem it "The White Man's Religion. We Are The World, People Of The World, Ethiopian Bible, Oldest Bible, Religion, By Any Means Necessary, African History, Before Us, World Cultures

Where the Road Goes

I am so very excited to share one of my favorite sites with you. Where the Road Goes is the epitome of excellent travel writing - Richard Stupart shares the essence of thoughtful travel and extraordinary travel photos. Can I tell you how much I love this site?

A medieval scroll showing a soul being carried to heaven by angels, Egerton c. 1220 - (preserved in British Library). Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Medieval Times, Rome Antique, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript

Good Friday 2014 | Essex Voices Past

Today’s post is an image of The Crucifixion taken from the mortuary roll of Lucy de Vere. In the twelfth century, she founded the Benedictine nunnery of Castle Hedingham, North Essex and and was its first prioress. According to the British Library’s catalogue “The roll was sent to 122 religious houses in the southern half …

This is a fan book, a rare book format where pages were united by a thred in one side which allowed them to open forming a fan form. No information about the copyrights of the image. Leaf Book, Traditional Books, Religious Text, 17th Century Art, Book Format, Antique Books, Illuminated Manuscript, Bookbinding, Paper Art

manuscripts

Manuscript : A Gujarati religious text on 39 palm leaves between acacia wood covers; probably from the 1700's - India

Tibetan Books and Printing or Century Sanskrit Book Potalaworld, x 3 2 Nepal, 119 pages, five pages with paintings of deities, rest of pages are commentary and prayers. Tibetan Script, Tibetan Art, Buddhist Texts, Buddhist Art, Holy Bible Book, Traditional Books, Book Letters, Handmade Journals, Scrapbooking

Tibetan Books and Printing - 16th or 17th Century Sanskrit Book

Tibetan Books and Printing 16th or 17th Century Sanskrit Book Potalaworld, 12" x 3 1/2"x 2 1/4". Nepal, 119 pages, five pages with paintings of deities, rest of pages are commentary and prayers. Wooden covers. Rare piece. 1500

For the love of Books.Personal prayer-book/diptych belonging to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy. The combination of diptych and devotional book is unique in the history of art. Built around 1430 - Century, Austrian National Library, Vienna. Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Rome Antique, Antique Books, Altar, Book Libros, Personal Prayer

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“Amazing! Book Altar of Philip the Good. Are there more examples? Cod. 1800 › Austrian National Library (Vienna)”

“Palm leaf manuscripts (Tamil: ஓலைச் சுவடி) are manuscripts made out of dried palm leaves. They served as the paper of the ancient world in parts of Asia as far back as the fifteenth century BCE.and possibly much earlier. Ancient Aliens, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Book, Old Books, Antique Books, Handmade Books, Book Binding, Illuminated Manuscript, Altered Books

HINDI RINNY

I don't have enough knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit to be able to explain all of these strange conjunct forms, but they sure are interesting to look at!! "CallingTo", a flickr user, has uploaded a bunch of scans of strange letterforms. Check them out! I should probably hunt this fellow down to learn more! And if anyone can make it, in a few hours, you should check out Typography Day 2008. I'm on the wrong continent. ... er... sub-continent? Also, if anyone wants to take over my job, but split…