Re: Publishers' Bindings Online/calf marbling
- Which of them do you call 'calf marbles', Jake?
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Jake Benson" <handbindery@b...> wrote:
> Thanks for posting that Sharon.
> I found that the trick was to used "marbled" for your keyword search. 8 examples came
> up, including some historic marbled paper, and some "calf marbling" as well....
> --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Sharon Giles" <sharon_giles@h...> wrote:
> > If you're interested in book art, you may want to check out this site:
> > http://bindings.lib.ua.edu/
> > Publishers' Bindings Online, 1815-1930: The Art of Books (PBO).
> > "PBO, a significant digital collection of decorative bindings, along with
> > a comprehensive glossary and guide to the elements of these objects, will
> > strengthen the growing interest in and create broader awareness for this
> > "common" object called the book."
> > Note: I couldn't find any marbling indexed in this database.
- My daughter, a bookbinder, will be going to Istanbul in a couple of
weeks (for a on week holiday). She is very interested in all aspect of
bookbinding, tools, paper, & particularly in Arabic bindings. Is there
anybody in this group that would be able to give some information on
where she could go in and around Istanbul to see books/paper etc.
and/or stores for supplies or studios?
On the same trip she will also visit Kairo. Does anybody know about
book/papyrus related places there?
She speaks english, german and french so she should be able to