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Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints

As the Bookbuilders of Boston intern at the Burns Library this year, I’ve spent most of my time working with and learning about the Japanese Prints Collection. While the collection has a large number of prints that were produced during the Tokugawa … Continue reading

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Ukiyo-e: Japanese Woodblock Prints

As the Bookbuilders of Boston intern at the Burns Library for this year, I’ve been able to learn about the variety of collections housed within the library and spend some of my time focusing on the works that interest me … Continue reading

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Clasps and Red Pigment: Bookbuilder Intern Studies a 16th Century Book

In my position as a Bookbuilders of Boston Intern, during the spring semester of 2013, I feel very lucky to have worked directly with the Burns Library staff learning more about the history of the book. One of my projects … Continue reading

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A Curious Case of Waste: Bookbuilders of Boston Intern Report

Acting as a “bookbuilder” brings to mind, for me, an attempt to understand the fundamentals of book publishing – the building blocks of a physical book, albeit – that form the timeless basis for the industry today. Undergoing this internship … Continue reading

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