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


Yes, that is what I remember.  How do I get in touch with Hugo Peller in
Switzerland to ask to buy the instructions and/or kit?  thanks for your
help.  jansapp@xxxxxxx who is new to clamshell slipcases
-----Original Message-----
From: Charles Mohr ok <livres@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 1998 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: clam shell book case with ribbon/tape thru spine

>Jan Sapp wrote:
>> I have admired a clam shell book case that when it opens, pops up a
>> miniature book from the 'spine'.  The tape/ribbon that pops the book up
>> fastened in a way that I cannot see.  As I have not had the opportunity
>> look closely at this binding, nor find instructions on how to make this
>> book, I was wondering if someone recognizes this binding and can guide me
>> the directions for making it?
>> I have been visiting the 'sites' and find them interesting--many are
>> beautiful.  What a delightful armchair visit!
>> Thanks for your help.  jansapp@xxxxxxx
>That neat litle Trick was developed by Hugo Peller in Switzerland if my
>memory doesn't fail me.
>The Ribbon runs through slots cut in the sides of the slipcase, which is
>mounted inside a clampshellcase. The ends of the Ribbon are fastened to
>the Clampshellcaseboards inside. When you open the clampshellcase, the
>ribbon straightens out and lift's the book out of the slipcase.
>charles mohr

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