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Re: [BKARTS] King George III



He only bound himself and his ladies in leather clothing. He was
the earliest recorded leather fetishest.

MayKitten
--- "Peter D. Verheyen" <verheyen@PHILOBIBLON.COM> wrote:
> Sent to Exlibris by Donald Kerr, and a bit late for the 4th of
> July...
>
> 'No man binds Books as well as George the Third,
> By thirst of leather glory spurr'd,
> At bookbinders he oft is seen to laugh,
> And wondrous is the King in sheep or calf.'
>     Brother Peter to Brother Tom by Peter Pindar.
>
> Dr John Wolcot (aka Peter Pindar) used his contacts at the court
> of GIII
> to produce his many satirical squibs. Sometimes facts were
> embellished;
> others were just mere fancy. Was he right about George III as a
> binder?
> The King is well known as a book collector. Is there any evidence
> out
> there (at the BL?) that he bound books?
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Donald Kerr
> Printed Collections Librarian,
> Special Collections,
> Auckland Central City Library,
> P.O.Box 4138,
> Auckland,
> New Zealand
> Ph: 09-307-7758; fax: 09-307-7741
> email: donald.kerr@aucklandcity.govt.nz
> www.akcity.govt.nz/library
>
>
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Yours is the road that winds lonely and far,
Strange are the shadows that round you come creeping,
Still through the clouds is the glint of a star!

>From the book, Charge of the Goddess
BY: Doreen Valiente

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