Fore Edge Paintings! Coolest secret messages ever!

Reblogged from SilverThistle:

 

 

This is cool!!

 

 

 

 

Those medieval people were seriously inventive when it came to getting the message out...

 

Fore edge paintings are the work of genius I think.  I wish they would do those now, on modern books.  Harry Potter with a fore edge?  Oh yeah.

 

Some more links I found to fore edge paintings:

 

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/09/fore-edge-book-paintings/

 

http://www.foredgefrost.co.uk/talks_foredge.htm

 

Fore Edge painting image search

 

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