Bindings and Binding
(8,978 words)

Bindings and Binding. The protective outer covering of a book, manuscript or other volume in codex form; and the art and process of designing and making it. In general, bookbinding and other arts of the book have always been accorded specia…

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Pourvash, Bita and Waley, M.I., “Bindings and Binding”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 16 July 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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