Searching within term: Book Arts

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1.  "The Night Before Christmas," Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
As one of the world's most widely read poems, C. Clement Moore’s "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (1822) has strongly influenced society's conception of Santa Claus, drastically transforming America’s perception of St. Nicholas over the past two centuries. Before the poem’s publication, St. Nicholas was portrayed as a lanky, stern bishop who visited children to dispense both gifts and discipline.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
2.  Marbled Paper
Look twice the next time you see marbled end papers in your favorite book. If the design you see is hand done, and not a lithographic facsimile, the resulting pages are very special indeed.
Collection/Type: Blog entry