Perfect shirt for those bookworms out there.
Well this shirt is pretty great.
Book clothing, book accessories, and more in this edition of Book Fetish: Book Expo America edition.
This was done through a technique called “fore-edge painting,” which is an illustration that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s.
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner (via sexpansion)
my first thought this morning was “count olaf should have been more thoroughly checked by social services”
1690s book with filigree silver binding - National Library of Sweden
This binding is an exquisite example of Danish filigree technique
from the 1690s.It belongs to the National Library’s Huseby
Collection and was once owned by Karren Mogensdotter Skoug.
Her name and the year 1692 are engraved on the inside of the clasps. -(x)