This just speaks to me: The sea, washing the equator and the poles, offers its perilous aid, and the power and empire that follow it.... "Beware of me," it says, "but if you can hold me, I am the key to all the lands." Ralph Waldo Emerson
Victoria and Albert Museum. This database of artists' books provides images of a selection of works from the collection in the National Art Library. The visual database can be used as a learning resource by teachers, tutors and students and can also be enjoyed by those interested in discovering artists' books.