It’s Old Book Week


image © Bonnie M. Butler

Although for years now pundits have been predicting that digital books would eliminate printed books any day now, the real thing still has an enduring allure. Some of us are fortunate enough to surround ourselves with printed volumes and even get to spend quality time with hand crafted books. Though most books today are mass produced by machine, some dedicated printers continue to make books by hand. You don’t need to be a bibliophile to enjoy the short video below documenting the historic process.

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1 Response to It’s Old Book Week

  1. Hexe says:

    Beautiful, thank you! Very well done video. Aesthetically pleasing and informative. I love that there is no sound to disturb us, it becomes almost meditative.

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