Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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Sutcliffe, George ( 1878-1943 )

An English bookbinder apprenticed to Maudie's Library and then employed in the shop of Douglas Cockerell in 1899. In 1901, Sutcliffe and FRANCIS SANGORSKI opened their own bindery and began producing the jewelled bindings on which their great reputation was largely built. Of the hundreds of such bindings, the finest and their most outstanding achievement was a binding known as theGREAT OMAR . (94 , 236 )




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