Endpapers #5 & #6

“Before mass printing in the 20th century it was common for the endpapers of books to have paper marbling. Sometimes the endpapers were used for maps or other relevant information. They are the traditional place for bookplates or owner’s inscription.” – Wikipedia



A classic typeset designed endpapers from ‘The Photography Book,’ 1997 (top) contrasts dramatically with graffiti-like endpapers from ‘Baldwin’s Readers,’ 1897 (bottom).

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Endpapers #4