Deckle-Fetishism

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Deckle-Fetishism:

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Handmade Flax Paper by Laura Rowley at the University of Alabama

The over-zealous, undiscriminating (and often very expensive) passion for uncut edges in books which were intended to have their edges cut.

-from John Carter and Nicolas Barker’s ABC for Book Collectors.

 

Barker will be here at Wells this Thursday!