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Re: [BKARTS] Hide in plain view



hide, skin is obviously the most used in bookworks and blood used like "ink"
after the Babylonian Exile (598-539 BCE), seen as a purification or
detergent within scraficial rituals and narratives that were made into
scrolls....dont know about chicken skin except that it failed to cross the
road

On 10/8/05, Peter Verheyen <verheyen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Yeah, did actually...
>
> Chicken foot leather: <http://www.philobiblon.com/alphabet/bind3.jpg> -
> used as onlay
> Cod skin: <http://www.philobiblon.com/pdvgal/origins.jpg> - used as onlay
> Eel skin: <http://www.philobiblon.com/pdvgal/CentroDelBelLibro.jpg> - used
> as trim
> Snake skin: <http://www.philobiblon.com/pdvgal/laermig.jpg> - used for
> spine
> Shark skin: <http://www.philobiblon.com/pdvgal/santos.jpg> - used at head
> and tail
> Frog skin: <http://www.philobiblon.com/alphabet/verheyen.JPG> - used as
> inlay
>
> Descriptions of these bindings can be found at
> <http://www.philobiblon.com/pdvgal/pdvgal.htm> with links to the images.
>
> I also have some salmon skins, cod, eel, turkey, chicken, sting-ray,
> shark,
> kangaroo to work with. This is in addition to the goat and calf leather
> and
> vellum/parchment I have.
>
> p.
>
> At 12:31 PM 10/8/2005, you wrote:
> >Oh. Okay. And did you hear the one about chicken skin?
> >
> >Paul T Werner, New York
> >http://theorangepress.com
>
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