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Greek style bindings

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Bindings employed in the 15th and 16th centuries in France and Italy for Greek texts and translations from Greek, characterized by headbands projecting beyond the boards at the head and foot of the spine, thick wooden boards with grooved edges, and straps fastened to pins set in the grooves.

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Greek style binding


12yrs ago

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