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  • Jake Benson
    ... Thanks Vi- We knew about the Gulbenkian, but not about the other library in Lisbon. She mentioned something about there being goldbeaters in Lisobon as
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      on 12/16/00 8:04 AM, Marbling@egroups.com at Marbling@egroups.com wrote:

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      > 1. Re: Visit to Spain
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      > Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2000 03:17:26 +1000
      > From: rondelay@...
      > Subject: Re: Visit to Spain
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      > Whilst not specifically related to bookbinding/marbling, the Calouste
      > Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon is well worth a visit.
      > From their brochure - "The Arts of the Book are represented in the Museum
      > by some important illuminated manuscripts, most of which came from famous
      > collections and are attributed to notable illuminators. Calouste
      > Gulbenkian formed a splendid library, and the visitor is shown various
      > examples which include not only the illuminated manuscripts but also
      > printed books, mainly of French origin, of the 16th to the 20th centuries."
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      > Can't help with opening times for the Museum.
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      > Within the University of Coimbra, (Portugal) there is an amazing 18th
      > century library which is still in use. Can't advise about access, as I saw
      > it as part of an organised tour.
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      > Vi Wilson
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      > At 06:04 14/12/00 -0400, you wrote:
      >> A friend of mine will be visiting Spain and Portugal in December and
      >> January. She is a bookbinder, and is looking for tips about places to
      >> visit, collections etc. She has enquired among bookbinders, and hasn't
      >> yielded anything, so I now turn to all of you to ask if you may know of
      >> anyone/anything/anyplace, that could be recommended...
      >>
      >> Kind Regards,
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      >> Jake Benson
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      Thanks Vi- We knew about the Gulbenkian, but not about the other library in
      Lisbon. She mentioned something about there being goldbeaters in Lisobon as
      well.

      Jake

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