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Category: book arts

  • Thanksgiving & the Peter Pauper Press

    Posted on Nov 20th

    As we prepare for a brief Thanksgiving break (please see a calendar of the Libraries’ hours for the holiday weekend and beyond), we […]

  • Owls for Halloween

    Posted on Oct 30th

    Though our abundant holdings of illustrated ornithological works feature many an owl, this Halloween we turn instead to Hootie Toots of Hollow Tree […]

  • The Cairns Collection and Art History Curatorial Studies 2018

    Posted on Feb 12th

    Images from our holdings of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin figure in the exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art curated by […]

  • Happy 4th of July from the Peter Pauper Press

    Posted on Jul 4th

    Our good friend Jim Dast just brought us two volumes to add to our very large Peter Pauper Press Collection. Both were […]

  • To Welcome Spring

    Posted on Mar 19th

    To welcome the first day of spring tomorrow, we offer details of hand-colored engravings and distinctive bindings from our holdings. Our copy […]

  • Gilding the Lily

    Posted on Jan 13th

    The four volumes of the Thordarson Collection copy of Audubon’s masterwork, Birds of America, feature uniform and striking bindings by Riviere & Sons […]