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Detail of a full blind-tooled leather binding

Binding:

Full contemporary blind-tooled leather over beveled-edge wooden boards; brass furniture (left board has 1 intact centerpiece and 2 intact cornerpieces, with evidence of 2 more cornerpieces; right board has 1 intact centerpiece and 1 intact cornerpiece, with evidence of 3 more cornerpieces); remains of 2 leather and metal clasps (right board) with metal catchplates (left board); 3 raised bands on spine (rebacked); 2 parchment ms. leaves from cap. XII of Eberhard of Béthune'sGraecismus used as binder's waste.

 

Pictured here: Detail of left board.

 

Penn Libraries call number: Inc B-1222

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Taken on February 13, 2012