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Re: 18th Century Bindings Question



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Wilman Spaun (sp?) is the authority, I think, on continental bindings.  He would be a good one to contact.

Bruce levy
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From: Anne Lane <alane@RHTC.NET>
Date:         Thu, 14 Feb 2002 10:53:14 -0500
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
Subject:      18th Century Bindings Question


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> Hi, folks. We are looking into the possibility of using a
> period-appropriate hand bound book in lieu of exhibit labels for a portion
> of our exhibit "Gatherin' Together: Scotch-Irish Lifeways in the Carolina
> Piedmont 1740-1820". This will be a cabin home with part of the floor and
> hearth extending beyond the barrier so visitors may sit on a bench and feel
> as though they are really inside the home, browsing through a ledger of
> sorts. My question is, what kind of binding would be appropriate? The text
> will be hand written in copperplate, a la Bickham (in my dreams!) on hand
> made paper. If I could get away with a marbled paper cover, I could cobble
> it together myself. If not, we're looking at contracting out. Any
> information will be cheerfully welcomed.
> Thanks,
> Anne
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> Anne T. Lane, Collections Manager
> York County Culture & Heritage Commission
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