Books On Books aims to bookmark the evolution of the book — from the centuries-long movement of orality into literacy to tomorrow’s ongoing development of the codex offline and online. Its bookmarks range from the bibliographic to the paleo-weblographic, from incunabula to the e-incunabulum, from papyrus scrolls to scrolling screens and from the book arts to book art. You will also find items in the Books On Books Collection documented here.
Art, artifact, concept — wrought by hand and mind, hands and minds — the book is our tool and toy for surviving beyond our DNA.
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