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Workshop on history of bookbinding

From: Franziska Richter <f.richter<-at->
Date: Monday, March 12, 2012
"The History of Leather Bindings: The Development of Binding
    Structures over the Centuries"

Essential information for understanding and identifying books and
binding structures
Centro del bel libro, Ascona
June 25-29, 2012

We are very pleased to announce that Barbara Hassel will present an
intensive 5 day course on The History of Leather Bindings. This
course covers all the essential information required to understand
and identify books from the various historical periods. The
practical "hands-on" work will concentrate mainly on the making of
historical model books which can later be used as your personal
reference library.

Instructor: Barbara Hassel
Language: German with English translations
Duration: 5 Days

Course description: What are the characteristic features of leather
bindings over the centuries? From a 3rd century Coptic codex to a
20th century leather binding many structural features have changed.
We will be looking at the historic development of the Western codex

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