heart-shaped songbook -- the Chansonnier Cordiforme, also known as the Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu. , consists of seventy-two parchment folios, in a heart shaped leather binding that opens to a double heart shape.
ShimaCho or 'Strip' Albums was a fiber collection of weaving patters brought by a new Japanese bride to her husband's home. This was a method of maintaining the history of familial weaving styles over many generations.
Rhonda Ayliffe ‘codex nautilus’ coptic bound circular book displayed as a boat and ‘navicula’ (the little boat) installation of paper boats, rock salt and world book encyclopaedias from the solo exhibition - ‘codex interruptum’
A page from Naturalist John Muir’s notebook during his travels in Alaska in (Image from the book Beyond Words: 200 years of illustrated diaries, Heyday Press). Though of course he was actually a fellow Scot.