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The V&A’s collections include artists’ books, children’s books, examples of early printing and illumination, modern book design, dust jackets and graphic novels. Most of these are held in the National Art Library.

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Selling Silks: A Merchant's Sample Book (Hardback)

Selling Silks: A Merchant's Sample Book (Hardback)

In 1764, British Customs confiscated a book containing hundreds of silk samples of different qualities from French agents who were attempting to sell …

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - Jacqueline Wilson

Sat 30 January 2016 14:00–15:45

Dame Jacqueline Wilson is one of the nation's favourite authors, and her books are loved and cherished by young readers not only in the UK but all over the world.

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