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Witty Little Knitter

I read fantasy, crime, true crime, lgbt-romance and books written by my favourite comedians. List not necessarily complete.
Sometimes I write for Bibliodaze

Currently reading

Stephen and Matilda
Jim Bradbury
Progress: 52/262 pages
Krieg und Frieden
Michael Grusemann, Leo Tolstoy
Progress: 579/1024 pages

Fore Edge Paintings! Coolest secret messages ever!

 

Those medieval people were seriously inventive when it came to getting the message out...

 

Fore edge paintings are the work of genius I think.  I wish they would do those now, on modern books.  Harry Potter with a fore edge?  Oh yeah.

 

Some more links I found to fore edge paintings:

 

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/09/fore-edge-book-paintings/

 

http://www.foredgefrost.co.uk/talks_foredge.htm

 

Fore Edge painting image search

 

Reblogged from SilverThistle