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Books in Movies: Binding for Little Women

Fine Books & Manuscripts Director Devon Eastland discusses bookbinding for the set of Little Women

Thursday, November 14

Join us for Devon Eastland‘s talk on the process of collaborating with filmmakers to create and source period appropriate journals, sketchbooks, portfolios, printed books, and other bibliophilic material for the latest film version of Little Women, to be released Christmas 2019.

5:30PM reception | 6PM presentation

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SKINNER BOSTON63 Park Plaza, Boston

This event is held in conjunction with the November 11-17 Fine Books & Manuscripts online auction.… Read More

A Celebration of Text and Art

Papermaking, calligraphy, illumination, paper marbling, and gold-tooled goatskin bindings define fine bookmaking and are generally associated with western and continental books. However, mastery of these book arts was transmitted to Europe through the Middle East during the Middle Ages. Although the Chinese pioneered papermaking and printing with movable type, in Medieval times, all roads from China to continental Europe passed through the Middle East and North Africa.… Read More