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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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Bejewelled: Treasures of the Al-Thani Collection

This sumptuous book invites the reader to examine in exquisite detail, spectacular jewelled and enamel objects, drawn from a single private collection, and to explore the broader themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.

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Event - CreateInsights: Interactive Art and Illustration

Fri 19 February 2016 18:30–20:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S EVENT: Meet Amy Brown, a Brighton based artist who specialises in illustration and installation work. Her playful style is colourful, bold and interactive and has been featured in publications such as VICE, the Guardian and Penguin Books.

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