“The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert

by Elisabeth Fairman; with an essay by James Reid-Cunningham
240 pages, 7 x 9 1/2 inches, 365 color illustrations, ISBN 9780300219128

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About the Publication: 

“The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert complements an eponymously titled exhibition and documents a unique collection of exquisitely bound miniature editions of the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare, and works inspired by them. Edited by the exhibition’s curator, Elisabeth Fairman, Chief Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Center, and generously supported by the Wendy’s Company, the publication includes an essay by the book historian and designer James Reid-Cunningham.

“The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Alber