The art of the book : from medieval manuscript to graphic novel

@inproceedings{Bettley2001TheAO,
  title={The art of the book : from medieval manuscript to graphic novel},
  author={James Bettley},
  year={2001}
}
Illustrated manuscripts, comics, fine bindings, the classics of children's literature, artists' books and their working documents - these are just some of the items to be found in the National Art Library at the V&A. This work explores the ways in which books represent art and literature, and how the marriage of word and image can create a work of art in its own right. In a series of thematic chapters, the authors draw on their wide-ranging expertise to look at the Library's major holdings, and… CONTINUE READING

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