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[BKARTS] historical accuracy

Open question:

I have a friend who is working on a low/no budget film.  The setting
is the 1920's and the question is this, would someone in that period
ever purchase a new book that had not been trimmed?  If they did
purchase a new book and it was untrimmed, would that be more common
for the 1920's or less common?

I told him that publishers used to print signatures that individuals
used to take to their preferred binder, but I would assume that the
binder would trim the text block.

Any insight is appreciated.

"Oh boy, sleep!
That's where I'm a Viking!"

       - Ralph


Campbell-Logan Bindery, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

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