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Re: Girdle Book

For a brief description and decent photograph of a XV century German girdle
book check out:

Edith Diehl
Bookbinding Its Background and Technique, Volume 1
New York: Rinehart & Co., 1946
Pages 174 -175 and Plate 91.

I know there are reprint editions of this book as well.


Kurt Klappenbach
Loud Creek Books & Bindery
P.O. Box 405
Ballantine, SC   29002

-----Original Message-----
From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thursday, November 12, 1998 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: FW: Dream Course/girdle books

>Judy and other friends--
>This site appears to me to be an art book version of the girdle book.  Does
>anyone know of on-line or print resources for the construction of the old
>functional girdle book?
>At 09:36 PM 11/12/98 +1300, you wrote:
>>For a picture of a girdle book visit this web site
>>Judy Klaus
>Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)

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