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Re: Chinese wirlwind binding
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- Subject: Re: Chinese wirlwind binding
- From: Miriam Schaer <MiriamSchaer@COMPUSERVE.COM>
- Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 17:18:38 -0500
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What a fascinating sounding binding structure-I would love to see the
picture mentioned-to see if I am visualizing it correctly......
On April 2 peng peng wang wrote:
>The only surviving example of the wirlwing binding, a hand-written =
>dictionary, is preserved at the National palace Museum, Beijing. A =
>small book discussing binding styles, published in 1993 China, =
>eventually includes the photo of this rare book and clears my confusion =
>about this binding style.
Is this catalog available? Is it in English? I have been putting together=
asian book structures for a project in the public schools for High School=
students to create various "asian" book structures to house their project=
and papers they have been working on in social studies classes that are
currently working with the history and culture of China, Japan and India.=
I am sure that I am not the only on this list whose interested...