Book Talk: The Magician with author Chris Byrne and Scott Newton
July 21, 3:00pm. Rosenwald Room, LJ-205.
In celebration of the gift of The Magiican, an extensive artist's book tht grew out of a graphic novel project, the authors will discuss this "bookmaking tour de force" which required over a decade to complete.
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From the Snows of Vermont Comes The Jungle Book (Blog post)
Sixteen illustrations of subjects from Kipling's "Jungle book," Illustrations by Maurice and Edward Detmold (1883-1908).
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Detail from Verscheyde Soorte van Miniatuur from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection.
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