I wish we could still find books bound like this. Well ... I suppose we can always get our other books re-bound, if they're worthy!

I wish we could still find books bound like this. Well ... I suppose we can always get our other books re-bound, if they're worthy!

Very expensive book sold was a Latin bible from 1491 for $26,200. It’s a so-called ‘Poor Man’s bible’ printed by Johannes Froben in Base

Very expensive book sold was a Latin bible from 1491 for $26,200. It’s a so-called ‘Poor Man’s bible’ printed by Johannes Froben in Base

Bartholomaeus Anglicus. DE PROPRIETATIBUS RERUM.  Strassburg, Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg  Husner). Full Pigskin Leather with Brass Clasps and Bosses. Circa Late 15th to Early 16th Centuries.

Bartholomaeus Anglicus. DE PROPRIETATIBUS RERUM. Strassburg, Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner). Full Pigskin Leather with Brass Clasps and Bosses. Circa Late 15th to Early 16th Centuries.

Case for a Book 15th century French Leather (Cuir bouilli) and metal mounts in Metropolitan Museum of Art

Case for a Book 15th century French Leather (Cuir bouilli) and metal mounts in Metropolitan Museum of Art

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