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Re: Help: Binding Type
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- Subject: Re: Help: Binding Type
- From: Frederick Bearman <fb22@COLUMBIA.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1996 09:33:31 -0400
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On Wed, 18 Sep 1996, Peter Verheyen wrote:
> I need some help. One of our catalogers is working on a book and wants to
> describe the binding and I can't for the life of me remember what it is called.
> It is a prayer book, quite small with a semi limp cover. It also have a flap
> which comes from the back and slips under a "strap" on the front cover
> acting as a clasp.
> Anyone know.
> >>>>>The tavern will compare favorably with the church, H.D. Thoreau<<<<<
> Peter D. Verheyen <wk> 315.443.9937
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Dear Peter, Your binding may be a semi limp parchment binding with
fore-edge flap and strap. Look at the glossary in Bearman, Krivatsy, &
Mowery, "Fine and Historic Bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare
Hope that's of help.
Head of Conservation
Columbia University Libraries
535 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10027