Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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Erfurt bindings

A university town in Central Germany. the name of which was applied to 18th century bindings featuring a scheme of decoration in which the entire cover is divided by a double border which encloses a long, narrow panel. The outer border is narrow, with a broad inner border separated from it by several parallel lines.

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