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July 22, 2009

Maps on Endpapers

Filed under: What's New — Lori Williamson @ 9:50 am

Mostly Mississippi endpages

Of the many uses of maps, one of our favorites is to decorate the endpapers of books. As the new exhibit in the Library Lobby shows, endpaper maps can be both beautiful and helpful to the reader. Works of fiction and nonfiction use this illuminating and artistic technique to enhance books. Come take a look!

This Library exhibit complements Minnesota on the Map, the exhibit which runs through Labor Day.

Minn of the Mississippi

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