Question re: Buckram bindings
wringles at soli.inav.net
Sat Nov 2 23:12:10 EST 2002
Gold colophons on spine and front?
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colophon (kòl´e-fòn´, -fen) noun
1. An inscription placed usually at the end of a book, giving facts about
2. A publisher's emblem or trademark placed usually on the title page of a
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From: <jpete9530 at msn.com>
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Sent: Saturday, November 02, 2002 9:57 PM
Subject: Question re: Buckram bindings
> I recently bought a buckram edition of Auden's selected poetry (#160), or,
> at least, I think so. It's similar to the other two or three buckrams I
> have, with heavy cloth covers, gold colophons on spine and front, blank
> endpapers and the buckram reinforcements on the inside, but it is sans
> number and the words "buckram reinforced" on the spine. Is this a mistake
> overrun? If so, is this a common happening? Do I assume that this book
> originally had a dust jacket? It shows no signs of having done time in a
> library. Thanks for any insight.
> John Peterson
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