Keith Houston: The Book

From the invention of paper to the revolution of typesetting to the art of binding, Keith Houston’s The Book explores the fascinating history of bookmaking dating back to more than fifteen hundred years ago. If you are interested in reading about “the most powerful object of our time,” you will find Houston’s thorough research and passionate writing enlightening. If you are interested in book design and typography, you will want to keep this beautifully designed book, which sets in Adobe Jenson Pro Light designed by Robert Slimbach, for reference and inspiration.