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  • n. Plural form of bookbinding.


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  • Princeton University Library's special collection of antique handcrafted bookbindings is utterly amazing.

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  • Despite all the testimony about human skin lampshades and bookbindings, no such object was introduced in evidence.

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  • Though the show includes the Morgan's entire collection of bookbindings, including nineteenth and twentieth century examples as well as an English Restoration-era Roger Bartlett mosaic binding, the real superstars are the medieval jeweled covers of the Lindau Gospels.

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  • John Fraser's new exhibit at Roy Boy Gallery continues his exploration of bookbindings as a quiet, yet charged, embodiment of nonspecific content.

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  • The billiard-table arrived and was put in place, the brilliant green cloth in contrast with the rich red wallpaper and the bookbindings and pictures making the room wonderfully handsome and inviting.

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  • In the air hung a redolence of leather bookbindings, waxed wood, old fabric, and also a faint mustiness of disuse.

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  • Indeed, morocco was so little used for bookbindings until within about thirty years that it affords a less ample field for investigation than any other of the leathers now in common use.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVI., December, 1880.

  • In that drawer he rummaged among an accumulation of odd, incongruous objects: old medals and old nails, bookbindings and discolored engravings, a large leather box gnawed by insects, on the outside of which could be distinguished a partly effaced coat-of-arms.

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  • Just outside the radius of warmth the bookbindings shone gold in the dark.

    The Seventh Noon

  • Mother Cyprian, her embroidered bookbindings done, was energetically exhorting her pupils to get on with their needlework, decorative stitchery, pattern drafting, knitting and drawn-thread work.

    St Peter's Finger


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