Past is Prologue

Past is Prologue

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My sister is getting married later this year and, with her and her fianc√© being just as much book nerds as I am, are going with a vintage book theme for their wedding. With some connections to Dutch family members, they’ve been collecting some vintage Dutch books to use as decor for the big event (which they gave me permission to keep afterwards). The oldest book I found was printed in 1908 and the most recent from 1929. Take a look:

 

This cover features some pretty intricate linen patterning.
This cover features some pretty intricate linen patterning.
Translation: "Death and the Afterlife" (I told my sister this one might not be wedding-appropriate).
Translation: “Death and the Afterlife” (I told my sister this one might not be wedding-appropriate).

Book 3

Loving the asymmetrical layout.
Loving the asymmetrical layout.
Check out the embedded stamp in the upper right (I'm related to Karl Schenk somehow).
Check out the embedded stamp in the upper right (I’m related to Karl Schenk somehow).

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When not working as a designer, Matt's either reading a book and drinking whiskey or writing a book and drinking coffee.

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