Art Deco bindings


Contes Oscar Wilde (c. 1928), design by Paul Bonet.

Two selections from this gallery of bookbindings from the 1920s. Few books receive this kind of treatment today but it’s by no means a lost art, The Guild of Book Workers has examples of recent designs.


La Canne de Jaspe (c. 1925), design by Pierre Legrain.

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The book covers archive

Previously on { feuilleton }
The art of Thayaht, 1893–1959
The Mentor
The art of Cassandre, 1901–1968
The Decorative Age
The World in 2030