Standing open at 7 foot by 5 foot, is it the world’s largest bound book? The result of Michael Hawley‘s research and field expeditions out of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, it is certainly the iMax of books.
Compare and contrast:
- Yale’s Beinecke Library’s double elephant folio of Audubon’s Birds of America.
- The Marble Books at Kuthodaw and Sandamuni, Mandalay, Myanmar.
- Other forms of large-scale book art can be found here.