Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Public Note: Here are entered books that are produced by artists and intended as visual art objects, and general works about such books. Works on such books produced in a particular place are entered under this heading with local subdivision. Works on books illustrated with original prints by well known artists and published in limited editions are entered under: Artists' illustrated books. Works on existing books whose pages have been altered by paint, collage, or other media are entered under: Altered books. Works on custom bindings of books, irrespective of contents, are entered under: Fine bindings.