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Douglas Cockerell


English bookbinder and author

“Part of the interest of any old book is its individual history, which can be gathered from the binding, book-plates, marginal notes, names of former owners, &c., and anything that tends to obliterate these signs is to be deplored.”

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source: Bookbinding, and the Care of Books (London: John Hogg, 1901), 306.

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medium: textbook

notes: more info about Douglas Cockerell here

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