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Leather Bound Books, etc - Preservation Week

  • 1.  Leather Bound Books, etc - Preservation Week

    Posted 17 days ago
    Colleagues,   Although Preservation Week is almost over, those who treasure the touch and smell of the leather bound book will enjoy this write up from the Natl Library of Medicine.

    Leather Bindings: Mapping Spatial Data

    by Circulating Now

    By Brianna Chatmon ~ I wasn't surprised when I learned that some of the world's oldest leather-bound manuscripts housed at The Nag Hammadi Library and commonly referred to as the 13 codices, are bound in leather. Or that they remain in very good condition although they were written between the third and fourth century.  Many […]

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    Sharon Lenius
    [Federal Librarian - Retired]
    'Tolle Lege!' ('Take up and read')