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[BKARTS] Re: [BKARTS] bradel à plats rapportés

Perhaps you are referring to the temporary binding called the Bradel binding where the case is fastened to the spine by using split boards.
See http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/don/dt/dt0459.html
Peter Verheyen also has a step by step instruction on his website :
Hope this helps,

At 09:32 PM 9/11/03 +0200, you wrote:
>Does anybody know a reference (book ou website) on the binding technique
>called in French "bradel à plats rapportés" ?
>I don't know how to translate it in English. Maybe "raised boards case
>binding" ?
>In this kind of binding, the spine is covered first with cloth or leather,
>then the boards separately (with marbled paper for instance). The boards
>are then pasted on the cloth or leather that covers the spine, or more
>accurately on the extensions of the spine covering material.
>Thank you
>Best regards
>Yves Gribaumont
>Rue de la Ridale 9
>B-5081 Meux

David Allen
Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
840 Snowdrop Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia
(250) 888-9380

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