Karen Hanmer

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Title: Medieval binding cut-away model 

Medieval binding cut-away model 

Medieval binding cut-away model


Medieval binding cut-away model, lacing and covering appear in process to reveal how the binding is constructed | $500

This model is accompanied by a twelve-page, illustrated booklet with bibliography outlining the construction of medieval bindings.

This model displays features typical of medieval bindings:

Text block size: 4.75 x 3.25 x 1.25 inches.

Please note: these models are made to order and may not be available for immediate delivery. Average turn-around time is three months.


Also available:

Detailed instructions for constructing a girdle book
Medieval binding model, completed and covered in alum-tawed leather
Medieval Girdle Book model