Rare Book School at UVA

Many students see summer as a time to get away from books, but at the University of Virginia a unique program is bringing people closer.  In the bowels of the main library, they study the history of binding, paper making, typography and illustration.  Working with more than 80,000 rare volumes and manuscripts – they learn to read books in a whole new way, and Sandy Hausman reports that they’re encouraged to touch.

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