The Birth of a Book

See how Lamartis Publishing House, Moscow, makes beautiful collector’s books by hand. You can also view photos of how they make and restore books on their website.

via @brainpicker

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4 comments on “The Birth of a Book

  1. Magrid Kaylan says:

    Very nice to see the manufacturing process of a beautiful book. here is a similar one by M. Moleiro, Barcelona. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwOxDTQPMvU&feature=player_embedded#!

    • Sylvia says:

      Thanks for that, Magrid. It’s quite amazing what goes into producing those facsimiles of illuminated manuscripts. It almost seems like making the original was easier!

  2. Felicia says:

    Thanks for sharing this, it was beautiful.

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