An ‘Under Cover’ Look at How Books Are Made

The woman at my corner store told me that in her country, they have a saying that goes: “A book is your best friend.” I’m a literary nerd. I dig it. How could I call a book my best friend, though, if I knew nothing about where it came from?

Enter this pretty much magical video, which follows a book through its birth at a traditional press. Watch the frames roll, and prepare to begin a new and utterly engaged chapter in your relationship with books!


One Response to An ‘Under Cover’ Look at How Books Are Made

  1. Jade (ModCloth) 05/08/2012 at 12:58 pm #

    Absolutely mesmerizing… O.O
    They look like they are made with so much care and love!

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