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Hallan un libro del XVI que se puede abrir de seis formas distintas

Printed in the late century this small book from the National Library of Sweden is an example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, where 6 books are conjoined into a single publication but can be read individually with the help of 6 perfectly placed clasps.

un surprenant grimoire que l’on peut lire de six façons différentes et dont les parties peuvent se feuilleter indépendamment les unes des autres. Cette prouesse technique date du… XVIe siècle ! L’ouvrage provient de la bibliothèque nationale de Suède et a été imprimé en Allemagne. Il contient six tomes traitant de religion et interconnectés par des fermoirs métalliques. La façon de l’ouvrir détermine quelle partie l’utilisateur va lire sans que les cinq autres ne le gênent.

Ce fascinant grimoire du XVIe siècle peut être lu de six façons différentes

un surprenant grimoire que l’on peut lire de six façons différentes et dont les parties peuvent se feuilleter indépendamment les unes des autres. Cette prouesse technique date du… XVIe siècle ! L’ouvrage provient de la bibliothèque nationale de Suède et a été imprimé en Allemagne. Il contient six tomes traitant de religion et interconnectés par des fermoirs métalliques. La façon de l’ouvrir détermine quelle partie l’utilisateur va lire sans que les cinq autres ne le gênent.

This book from the 16th century opens 6 way with 6 different stories!

16th Century German Book Opens in 6 Ways to Reveal 6 Books

This small book century book from the National Library of Sweden is an example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, where six books are conjoined into a single publication but can be read individually with the help of six perfectly placed clasps.

A Medieval English Binding With Thongs Laced Into Oak Boards

A medieval English binding with thongs laced into oak boards ~ Title: The Anturs of Arthur; The Avowing of Arthur;

Bible’s front and back covers are embroidered with a nativity scene in silk and silver thread on linen

Embroidered Bible Holy Bible, 1638 - Printed by Robert Barker, London, size: ca. The cover is made of silk and silver thread on linen ~

Libro delle fiabe

readandrungirl: “ PETER PAN Book Sculpture discovered at J M Barrie’s Birthplace in Kirriemuir, Scotland ‘Book Week Scotland’ treasure hunt, Nov 2012 photos © Chris Scott (photographer) & Scottish.

The Circulating Library in Regency Resorts

The Circulating Library in Regency Resorts

Inside a circulating library (this particular one depicts a library on Fleet Street, London, not in Bath)

UNUSUAL BOOK BINDING. A 1756 Bible, separated into two equal parts & then been bound side by side. The 2nd part opens back-to-front. The effect is of two separate books, bound fore-edge to fore-edge, on a common lower board, with separate spines. Aug 13 2010 via Chetham's Library, Manchester, England. Oldest surviving public library in Britain.

a 1756 Bible, separated into two equal parts & then been bound side by side.

16th century book that can be read six different ways - National Library of Sweden

This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways

Printed in the late century this small book from the National Library of Sweden is an example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, where six books are conjoined into a single publication but can be read.

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