Summer course European Bookbinding: 1450-1820

The history of bookbinding is not simply the history of a decorative art, but that of a craft answering a commercial need. This course will follow European bookbinding from the end of the Middle Ages to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, using the bindings themselves to illustrate the aims and intentions of the binding trade.


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Dates: August 21 - August 25
Location: Bijzondere Collecties, Oude Turfmarkt 129 Amsterdam


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