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Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
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- Subject: Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
- From: Jan Sapp <jansapp@GTE.NET>
- Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 12:07:24 -0500
- Message-Id: <199807151706.KAA18088@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
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Yes, that is what I remember. How do I get in touch with Hugo Peller in
Switzerland to ask to buy the instructions and/or kit? thanks for your
help. jansapp@GTE.NET who is new to clamshell slipcases
From: Charles Mohr ok <livres@EARTHLINK.NET>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 1998 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine
>Jan Sapp wrote:
>> I have admired a clam shell book case that when it opens, pops up a
>> miniature book from the 'spine'. The tape/ribbon that pops the book up
>> fastened in a way that I cannot see. As I have not had the opportunity
>> look closely at this binding, nor find instructions on how to make this
>> book, I was wondering if someone recognizes this binding and can guide me
>> the directions for making it?
>> I have been visiting the 'sites' and find them interesting--many are
>> beautiful. What a delightful armchair visit!
>> Thanks for your help. jansapp@GTE.NET
>That neat litle Trick was developed by Hugo Peller in Switzerland if my
>memory doesn't fail me.
>The Ribbon runs through slots cut in the sides of the slipcase, which is
>mounted inside a clampshellcase. The ends of the Ribbon are fastened to
>the Clampshellcaseboards inside. When you open the clampshellcase, the
>ribbon straightens out and lift's the book out of the slipcase.