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Re: Sewing Frame

Are there any earlier literary references to bookbinding which might
indicate the supported sewing of a book _without_ a frame?

> Richard, to my knowledge the earliest literary appearance of a sewing
>frame is the pictoral representation of one in the Bamberg codex:
>Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek Bamberg, MSC. Patr. 5 {B.ii.5} folio 1 verso.
>The manuscript is of German origin, ca. 1100-1150.
> Dorothy


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