from the Guardian

They’ve been doing a lot of nifty slide shows at the Guardian. Here are four recent ones:

  1. British Library launches online newspaper archive

    We Buy False Teeth

    As you may have guessed, I love this kind of stuff. Unfortunately, the archive website’s not working—at least, for me. I click on links and get nothing but error messages. I’ve written to Gale’s tech support, but I’d be interested to know if the site’s working for other people, especially those in the UK.

  2. Designer bookbinders international competition, June 25, 2009

    The Bound for Success exhibition at the Bodleian Library in Oxford (until 1 August) showcases the 117 shortlisted submissions in the first Designer Bookbinders International Competition, in which entrants from 29 countries offer their interpretations of the theme of water.

    Book binding by George Kirkpatrick

  3. Wuthering Heights

    “[A] look at how recent editions have summoned up the spirit of Cathy”: an assortment of covers for Wuthering Heights.

    Classics Illustrated edition of Wuthering Heights, 1940s

  4. Eighty Years of Book Cover Design by Faber & Faber

    Flook by Trog

    Article: “This time you can judge all you like,” by Peter Conrad, Observer, July 12, 2009

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