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Making a Book: Finding inspiration

For inspiration, look for examples of traditional Western and Eastern style books ... and beyond

Don't forget pop-up books

The library has a pop-up book collection of some 200 books; this collection is shelved separately, at the end of the regular book collection.  The pop-up books are listed in the online catalog.

Take a look and be surprised!

Traditional book styles

You may wish to start by looking at examples from the history of books and book arts and traditional Eastern and Western book styles.  Here are some suggestions:

Want more examples? Search BOOKS - - HISTORY as a subject in the online catalog, or browse the Z 4 call number section of the book collection.

And not so traditional

Want more examples? Search BOOK DESIGN or ARTISTS’ BOOKS--STUDY AND TEACHING as a subject in the online catalog, or browse the N 7433.3 - N 7433.4 section of the book collection.

Thinking about your book