Buckram Questions

J B Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Sat Dec 17 21:44:46 EST 2005


On Dec 17, 2005, at 9:18 PM, JPetersonlhi at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 12/17/2005 8:59:10 PM US Eastern Standard Time,  
> cottonwoodbooks at yahoo.com writes:
> Has it ever been decided whether buckram titles came in more than  
> one color or not?  I read in the archives, according to Henry, that  
> they came in red, brown, blue, green and gray, with gray being the  
> rarest.  Not that I'm doubting Henry, but does this still hold up?

> I don't have any one title in two different colors, but of the 15  
> or so that I have, there are two different shades of brown (one  
> reddish), one green, one grey, and the rest blue.
>
> John Peterson


I must share an image of my alarming green buckram of The French  
Revolution
(I think I shared this a year or two ago):

http://makingmaps.owu.edu/carlyle.jpg

I am assuming this is not the green binding used on most buckrams.

John K.



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