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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 335 to view on-line or download our most recent catalogue.

Click on the link Catalogue 335 Image Gallery to view images of many of the books from this catalogue.

Click on thumbnail at left to see larger image.