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Zodiac Planet Man   A volume for the spiritual begins with the corporeal, the temporal, […]

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Yellow   Textblock edges stained a solid block of colour can be a useful indicator […]

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X Pattern   So few bindings survive from the turn of the 13th century that […]

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Waste   Some of the material in the Bolton Library has taken a rather more […]

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Valuable   ‘NB. I found this valuable book fast falling in pieces and almost destroyed […]

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Unique   Cataloguing in the 21st century, with access to digital catalogues and images worldwide, […]

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Tudor Binding   Contemporary/ original bindings are the norm in the Bolton Library, and this […]

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Sammelbands   Distinct works, originally published separately and subsequently bound together in one volume, usually […]

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Recycling   The collection features many examples of historic thrift. In Bolton Library I.17.24, the […]