Judge a Book by its Cover - Rare Book Room Open House

Hedgehog, shown on book binding

Hedgehog and sun, on a 17th-century gilted armorial binding from Italy.  Call #: Italy R66 26P93 1626

Wednesday, October 25, 12-1pm
Rare Book Room, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Library Level 2 (down one level from the ground floor)

Come judge a book by its cover: stop by the Law Library's October Rare Book Room open house to see a selection of the collection’s spectacular bindings.   Learn about text blocks and tackets, stab-stitching and self-wrappers, and the ways in which these enclosures shape the lives of the texts within.   Drop in for a few minutes or stay for the full hour in the Rare Book Room, Library Level 2, on Wednesday, October 25, 12-1pm.

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