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Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine



Dear Nancy,

I saw the finished structure at the Dallas Craft Guild; the book I saw was
made by Catherine Burkhard, who is an excellent conservationist and
traditionalist bookbinder.

I could not get further information about the book.  If you have an address
for Hugo Peller, I would be most appreciative.

Many thanks, jansapp@xxxxxxx
-----Original Message-----
From: Nancy H. Nitzberg <NNitzberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 9:16 PM
Subject: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine


>The structure you describe sounds like a design by Hugo Peller.  He has
>conducted workshops on how to make these pop-up boxes and sold kits with
>prefabricated components.  Don't know if they're still available.
>  =
>
>The ribbon goes through the middle of the inner slip case and then throug=
>h
>slits in the linings of the box trays where it is adhered between the
>linings and the boards of the box.  When the box is closed the length of
>the ribbon allows the book to sit at the bottom of the slip case; when th=
>e
>box is opened, the shortened length of the ribbon in the slip case causes=
>
>the book to pop up.
>  =
>
>Nancy Nitzberg
>
>P.S.  Where did you see these?
>


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