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Re: [BKARTS] boxes book at library of congress

Author: Szirmai, J.A.
Title: The Archeology of Medieval Bookbinding

Publisher: Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 1999
Pages: 352
Language: English
Subject 1: Bookbinding - Historical
Subject 2: Bookbinding - history - Medieval
Description: In-depth description of medieval bookbinding techniques, including all components such as sewing, board attachment, endbands, clasps... Sections include single-quire / section coptic, multi-section coptic, late coptic, Ethiopian codex, Islamic codex, Byzantine codicies, Carolingian, Romanesque, Gothic, limp bindings.

It's not cheap (around $200) but there seem to be many copies available via Bookfinder.com. This URL may (or may not) work directly to the book - <http://www.bookfinder.com/search/?ac=sl&st=sl&qi=uE37gQCJ8r2h1ndgEjmsY6JfffI_6461640065_2:7:42>.


There isn't something like this available for The Archaelogy of
Medieval Bookbinding, is there?



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