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RE: Digest Number 74

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  • Žnideršič Martin
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 6, 1999
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      > Topics in today's digest:
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      > 1. Russian books
      > From: "Dr Paul Devenyi" <pdevenyi@...>
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      > Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 09:24:18 -0400
      > From: "Dr Paul Devenyi" <pdevenyi@...>
      > Subject: Russian books
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      > Can anyone tell us - esp. bookbinders - what is the shiny material
      > Markov
      > uses for his handpainted bindings? His books are beautiful, we have
      > been buying
      > them. Unfortunately it is very difficult to communicate with Mr.
      > Markov. After
      > years of selling his books at the Conclaves, he didn't even learn the
      > numbers
      > in English, let alone the ability to explain his bindings. For our
      > indexing system
      > we like to know what our books are bound in.
      >
      > Paul Devenyi
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      > _________________________________________________________________Dear
      > Paul, I am answering your question here., since I suppose that sombody
      > else might be interested in this information.
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      > The handpainted covers by Markov are made in special Russian miniature
      > painting technique called PALLEKH. During the Soviet Union, they were
      > concentrated in a small village of the same name and produced many
      > objects - like jewelry boxes of various sizes and shapes, brooches
      > etc. The traditional palekh painting that started in 1923 in this
      > village is made on the papier mache and then lacquered. It has a black
      > backgroung and on that paintin in lively colours. Ther paintings are
      > based on the Russioan folk art.
      >
      > I have a macro-miniature book (10 cm) on Palkh paining with many
      > reproductions to swap. If anybody is interested, contact me by e-mail.
      >
      > Paul, did you get my e-mail of 24th August as reply to your mail?
      >
      > Best regards
      >
      > Martin Znidersic
      >
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