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Re: [Fwd: A Bookbinding "Riddle"



How about pigskin??

Chris

Sheila Pickerill wrote:

> I'm not certain how wide spread the use of wax was, but it was used for
> sealing bacon and also on books for it's adhesive qualities. Just a guess
> here.
>
> Sheila Pickerill
>
> > Who might help this student from Virginia ?
> > I tried several search engines, but with no success.
> > A certain "previous personal knowledge" is needed here.
> >
> > Melinda Foulke wrote:
> >
> > > I am currently a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State
> > > University.  My music teacher is giving extra credit if I can find the
> > > answer to one of his questions by Wednesday at 10:00am.  I was wondering
> if
> > > you could help.  I will definitely give you credit for this.  :)
> > >
> > > His question was:
> > >
> > > What has recently been recovered after 500-600 years and which had been
> > > used to wrap bacon and as book-binding material?
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > > Melinda Foulke
> >
> > --
> >
> > Uri Kolodni
> > Bookbinding & Restoration
> > 18 Zangwill St.
> > 62599 Tel Aviv
> > Israel
> >
> > tl: +972 3 544 2599
> > fx: +972 3 602 0668
> > mailto:kolodni@actcom.co.il
> >
>
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