Tag Archives: bookbindings

Beautiful Historic Wooden Book Covers in Burns Library

In the course of my job at John J. Burns Library, I often find amazing archival materials by chance while working on conservation projects. The jeweled binding of a Bulgarian manuscript held at Burns Library is one such serendipitous find. … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Update: Commitment to Craftsmanship

  A new Burns Library exhibit, Commitment to Craftsmanship: ¬†Conservation Bookbindings by Mark Esser, is now on display through January 16, 2015.¬† ¬†This exhibit is designed to introduce Boston College students to bookbinding and book conservation, explores the training Mark … Continue reading

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