Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
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Sangorski, Francis ( 1875-1912 )

An English bookbinder apprenticed to Charles Ferris and employed in the workshop of Douglas Cockerell in 1899. In 1901 Sangorski and the English bookbinder GEORGE SUTCLIFFE opened their own bindery, which is still in operation, and commenced producing the fine jeweled bookbindings on which, over the course of years, their great reputation was largely built. Of the hundreds of such volumes they executed, the most outstanding, and their crowning achievement, was a binding known as theGREAT OMAR . (94 , 236 , 347 )




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