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Bindings and Binding
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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 special impor…

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Pourvash, Bita and Translated by Muhammad Isa Waley, “Bindings and Binding”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_000000135>
First published online: 2015

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