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Re: [BKARTS] skinny signatures

In a message dated 1/29/2003 2:11:47 PM Eastern Standard Time,
africa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> When and why did the practice of printing skinny
> gatherings arise?
> That is to say, printing thick books in gatherings of bifolia (or what ever
> you want to call them-4 leaves, 8 pages).  The example before me is an
> English printed book (London, 1668) nearly 1000 pages

Dorothy, what is the title of the book you have described?

Nancy H. Nitzberg
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