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Gothic Books Uncovered!

Letia Thistelthueyt

University Session UA100 February 2, 2019 Course # 332
Time 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Fee $3.00
Length 4 hrs Credits 4
Attendees 6/8 Room 914
Course Category Scribal Arts

Step by step of gothic leather bookbinding process popularized in the late 14th century. The class including hands-on experiences during various stages of bookbinding. $3 for a handout, final book not included. Section 1: Meet the text block - the middle of your book Section 2: Bookboards & Headbands - Holding it all together in style Section 3: Gotcha covered - dressing it up in leather. Section 4: Clasps - various styles includes real extant examples!

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