Prestigious Bookbindings

The exhibition Giants and Dwarves (Géants et Nains is on show until August 2022) presents the exhibition Gold and light Prestigious bindings (En habits de lumière) the diversity in size and weight of books (from 4.5 mm to giants over one metre). This exhibition pays homage to the art of bookbinding. The impressive Bibles of the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation and finest bibliophile selections from the Renaissance onwards are on show. A splendour that can be found in books by popes and kings, queens and princes of France. In addition, books from the 19th century and modern and contemporary books can be seen.