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Re: [BKARTS] Label on 15th Century Book: Poll



I agree with Søren Ibsen.  The book should not have a title, but
if your client wants a 'label' why not blind tool the date of
publication at the bottom of the bottom panel of the spine, and
let it go at that?

Just a thought.

Jack


>Hi, All.
>I'm working on a book from the late 1400's. The 19th century 1/4 calf
>German pastepaper binding had given up, and no remnants of the original
>remain. So, rebinding in period style; thick back-bevelled boards, dark
>brown calf blind-tooled, etc.
>I'm polling, more or less, with this question for the experts (or the
>opinionated... would that they were the same. : )
>The client is open, but would prefer a label. Would you title this book? How?
>
>Bob Roberts

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