Daniel Russell, sermon notebook binding (American Antiquarian Society)


The inside cover of Daniel Russell’s book shows the sturdy simplicity with which it was constructed. Visible are the two ties that to which the gathered leaves of the text block were sewn and also attached to the boards that make up the cover. Also visible is the leather as it was originally stretch over the outer boards to form a sturdy cover.

Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society.

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