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Re: Ledger Style Binding



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Dear Linda,,

The best description of this style of binding that I know of is in Alex
Vaughan's book "Modern Bookbinding".  He calls it Stationary binding.

Hope this helps,

Frank Lehmann
Lehmann Bindery

newbown wrote:

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> I was wondering if anyone could help me with suggestions on how to make a
> 'ledger style'  book. I was looking at the Digital Scriptorium Site and
> found a few pictures of this style. The well-usedness, almost-home-made
> style appeals to me and I also hope it is strong. I thought I would try and
> make a model of one. To explain further what I mean, the best picture of
> this style I have found is at
> http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/scriptorium/DSImages/DS002746aB.jpg
>
> but if you put ledger in the "binding" field of the search fields at that
> site, you get many examples of this type of binding.
>
> Does anyone know of a source which describes this structure in detail? Or
> could explain to me how it is made?
>
> Hopefully,
> Linda Newbown
> Canberra, Australia
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