|Dimensions||26.4 × 20.6 cm|
General – Trade / Code: K
This volume celebrates the book in all its forms, whether manuscript, scroll, concertina, movable, codex, digital. Based around 20 significant items in the British Library’s collections, this publication traces major moments in the history of this remarkable invention. Each one has a distinctive and successful design, ranging from famous examples, such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and The Grammar of Ornament to lesser-known formats such as Southeast Asian palm leaf books and Russian futurist wallpaper books.