Videos

Hosted by long-time ABAA/ILAB member Phillip J. Pirages, the video segments below highlight important inventory and examine the various pleasures of book collecting, with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating historic and decorative bindings.

Kelmscott Chaucer Leaf Book, Abridged Version (6 min.)

Kelmscott Chaucer Leaf Book, Abridged Version (6 min.)
A discussion of our own publication, Letters from the 15th Century: On the Origins of the Kelmscott Chaucer Typeface. In abbreviated form, Phil introduces the book and describes how the project came to be. He shows us the book and the five leaves it includes and describes the various versions of the edition available for purchase.
(more) about Kelmscott Chaucer Leaf Book, Abridged Version (6 min.)