Book Igloo - Home is a recent sculptural installation by Colombian artist Miler Lagos. The piece was constructed at MagnanMetz Gallery late last year using carefully stacked books to create a compact dome that is entirely self-supporting.
Artist Guy Laramee has produced some quite exquisite work in the form of carved book landscapes, and the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene and beautiful mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Via Guy Laramee.
A Jealousy Glass is a spyglass which has been altered in such a way that the viewer appears to be looking in one direction while secretly viewing another. In my forthcoming novel, The Jealousy Glass, an instrument of this type is used in the court of Anjdur, where constant vigilance is required in the light of a number of recent assassination attempts.