UNTIL APRIL 26TH AT THE TD GALLERY ‘ART OF THE BOOK’ – RARE PRESS & ARTIST-MADE BOOKS

The TD Gallery within the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, is showing rare books from its Special Collections. Some were printed as early as the 1400’s, with richly-decorated covers, whimsical miniatures (there are lots of those), and contemporary forms showing us what books can be. Guided tours – Tuesdays at 2 pm.<‘Roses‘ by Robert Wu, Robert Chia-Yu; illustrations by Pierre Joseph Redouté. Toronto: Little Gem Press, 2006.><‘Wymps: And Other Fairy Tales’ by Evelyn Sharp, illustrated by Mrs. Percy Dearmer. London; New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1897.><‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ by Arthur Conan Doyle. Czech Republic: Jan Sobota and Jarmila Sobotova, 2006.> For the curator’s complete reading list go to – http://www.tpl.ca/artofthebook >

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