Visit the Gallery and Bindery

Welcome to the online gallery.
The real gallery is near Hudson, New York
about 30 miles southeast of Albany.

We are pleased to present an exhibition of

The Modernist Master of 1880


Aboard the Mavis
by Richard Markham
Dodd, Mead & Company, 1880


Mr. Bodley Abroad
by Horace Scudder
Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1881

A catalog is in preparation. Details and more images will be posted here when available.

 Catalogs of the first three exhibitions of American Publishers' Bindings

Catalog of The Book Cover Art of Thomas Watson Ball

Catalog of American Trade Bindings with Native American Themes 1875-1933

Catalog of American Publishers' Bindings on the Books of Amelia E. Barr 1882-1919

Exhibition Archive:
American Decorated Publishers' Bindings 1872-1929 (ended August 2005)
30 Years of Book Art: 1974-2003 (ended July, 2007)
American Decorated Publishers' Bindings 1872-1929 Second Exhibition (ended November 2008)
American Decorated Publishers' Bindings 1872-1929 Third Exhibition (ended June, 2011)
American Decorated Publishers' Bindings 1872-1929 Fourth Exhibition (ended February, 2012)
The Book Cover Art of Thomas Watson Ball (ended March 30, 2013)
American Decorated Publishers' Bindings 1872-1929 Fifth Exhibition (ended July, 2013)
American Trade Bindings with Native American Themes 1875-1933 (ended September, 2014)
American Publishers' Bindings on the Books of Amelia E. Barr 1882-1919 (ended March 31, 2016)


A traditional hand bindery occupies half the gallery building. When visiting you can see work in progress. Click any of the sections below to see Minsky bindings created from 1968 to recently.

To continue the exhibition, click one of the sections

Each section has several thumbnail images and descriptions of the works. You can click on any image for a page about that work, with larger pictures and details. 


   

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