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From Pigskin to Paper

Sat 01 Jun 2013

From Pigskin to Paper

A new online exhibition at the University of Otago about the

history of bookbinding has just commenced, with a focus both

on explaining bookbinding terminology and showing examples

ranging from the earliest English binding in New Zealand (1482)

to 16th century European publishers’ bindings, Sangorski &

Sutcliffe to local Dunedin bookbinders. The exhibition ‘From

Pigskin to Paper: The Art and Craft of Bookbinding’ can be

accessed at


More details about Antique Bookshop and Curios

Antique Bookshop and Curios

The Antique Bookshop has a large stock of interesting books in many areas of collecting interest.

Click on the link Catalogue 360 to view on-line or download our most recent catalogue.
This catalogue features books from library of the Late Professor R Ian Jack.

Click on the link Catalogue 360 Image Gallery to view images of many of the books from this catalogue.

Click on thumbnail at left to see larger image.