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Holy Bible, 1638 - Printed by Robert Barker, London. The cover is made of silk and silver thread on linen

Jewelry inspired by the book visit:


The Most Valuable “Great Gatsby” Ever

enjoying that everyone in reread this in anticipation for the baz luhrmann extravaganza!

Siamese twins The bookbindings above are as odd as they are rare. In fact, I encountered my first only a few days ago while browsing Folger Library’s image database of bookbindings. The binding is called “dos-à-dos” (back to back), a type almost exclusively produced in the 16th and 17th centuries.