Alan Isaac Rare Books

Meeting by Accident – Selected Historical Bindings


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Author:- Miller, Julia

Publisher:- The Legacy Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan

710pp, 717 illustrations, full colour, DVD with 652 additional images and video. Un-bound sheets

A detailed survey of binding styles with an emphasis on categories of those seen as being at risk of disappearing without being fully recorded and understood including, surface decorated calf, canvas and scholarly bindings, amongst others. With an up-dated report on the Nag Hammadi codices.