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  • The late Dr.J. W. Clark was led to believe them to be intended for books by finding a wooden bookboard nailed to the inside bottom of one of the boxes.

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • He seemed to have banged the bookboard with some effect, and had kept Tam, for once in his life, awake.

    Prester John

  • "Those were better days than this, Whitefoot," said Stair, "when she stood on the bookboard of Peden's Pulpit and we watched her through the broom, before you took the road to fetch sister Jean."

    Patsy

  • I went ahead and made the book this afternoon, using a text block and bookboard from Paper Source and cover paper purchased last fall from

    Elise Blaha :: enJOY it.

  • I've also used photo albums from the dollar store that have the bookboard.

    D*I*Y Planner - Comments

  • I made some nice ones using pretty paper I already had and some bookboard I picked up for less than $4.

    D*I*Y Planner - Comments

  • "And mair nor that, he disna haud wi 'repeating tunes," said Walter, who, though a boy, knew the name of every tune in the psalmody -- for that was one of the books which could with safety be looked at under the bookboard when the minister was laying down his "fifthly," and when some one had put leaden clogs on the hands of the little yellow-faced clock in the front of the gallery -- a clock which in the pauses of the sermon could be heard ticking distinctly, with a staidness and devotion to the matter in hand which were quite Cameronian.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • "'I hae pitten in the fitstool an' drappit the bookboard, to gie ye every advantage.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

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