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The world of books and libraries

The world of books and libraries - Iconography

Ex-libris including a quatrain by Jean Bullant. 20th century. Hippolyte Destailleur.

Ex-libris including a quatrain by Jean Bullant. 20th century. Hippolyte Destailleur.

The Prints and Photographs department holds all forms of book-related graphic representations:
  • representations of techniques from paper-making, publishing, and binding
  • typographical styles 
  • illustrations for literary, historical, and scientific works 
  • illustrated books for young people 
  • book jackets 
  • bookstore posters 
  • ex-libris 
  • bookmarks

The 'Métiers du livre' portal

Visuel portail Métiers du Livre

The 'Métiers du livre' portal provides useful information about training and research, book policy, bibliophilia, artist's books, etc. It announces major events concerning book-related careers (symposiums, book fairs, exhibitions) in France and abroad as well as advertisements available on the websites of the numerous public or private stakeholders in the field. Specific pages concern the various professions involved: writers, translators, graphic designers, bookbinders, publishers, etc.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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