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Patterns in Paste: Reflections on Rare Books’ Paste Paper Workshop

On Wednesday, April 6th, the Rare Books reading room underwent its second transformation of the semester from quiet research space to improvised dominotier studio, this time for a workshop in the art of paste paper. The hour-long session – a … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Art of Floating Ink

Our books like to keep many secrets (from centuries-old flowers pressed carefully among their pages to the carcasses of bookworms who gorged to death on words), but among my favorites is their hidden cache of vibrant, marbled papers. The art … Continue reading

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