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Book Arts Collection

A guide to discovering artists' books in the Book Arts Collection at Hill Memorial Library.

Selected Items By Structure

Many introductory book arts classes begin with structure as the foundation for creative book works. The simple pamphlet and accordion are two fundamental structures that many other more curious designs are made from. Often, the "marriage of structure, image and content" is hailed as the hallmark of successful book arts projects, and indeed, it is clear to see that some works would not be as compelling had another structure been used. Browse the menu to explore some of the different shapes of books you'll find in our collection.

Below are some search terms you can try:

  • Drum leaf binding
  • Flag books
  • Flip books
  • Folded books
  • Pop-Up Books
  • Toy and movable books
  • Tunnel books
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