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An alternative to writing the author or title on one of a book's edges is to write or print the information on a folding edge label that is affixed to the front or back board. When unfolded the label covers the edge of the book, as shown in these…

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An alternative to writing the author or title on one of a book's edges is to write or print the information on a folding edge label that is affixed to the front or back board. When unfolded the label covers the edge of the book, as shown in these…

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These gauffered edges adorn papier ma?he binding specimens found in the Bernard C. Middleton Collection at the Cary Collection. The silk bookmarks read "Faith Hope and Charity", "No Cross No Crown" and "The Truth Shall Make Us Free."

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These gauffered edges adorn papier ma?he binding specimens found in the Bernard C. Middleton Collection at the Cary Collection. The silk bookmarks read "Faith Hope and Charity", "No Cross No Crown" and "The Truth Shall Make Us Free."

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This selection of books shows the variety of colors used to stain edges. Books found in the Cary Collection have fore-edges colored in yellow, green, and shades of blue, and even an orangey-pink.

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An early owner of these 17th century editions of Ovid's works had them bound in vellum with overhanging edges that protect the fore-edges.

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An early owner of these 17th century editions of Ovid's works had them bound in vellum with overhanging edges that protect the fore-edges.

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An early owner of these 17th century editions of Ovid's works had them bound in vellum with overhanging edges that protect the fore-edges.

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An early owner of these 17th century editions of Ovid's works had them bound in vellum with overhanging edges that protect the fore-edges.

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This book's wintery theme is augmented with a winter scene painted on its fore-edge. The lines seen on the fore-edge are caused by the engraved illustrations inserted into the book.

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A view of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, an important site in both the Old and New Testaments. The blue-domed building just left of center is the Dome of the Rock.

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This triptych of Westminster Abbey is a suitable subject for this Book of Common Prayer. Shown in the three panels are: the choir and nave, a view from the Thames, and the south choir aisle.

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Marbled edges adorn the Cary Collection's copy of the enlarged edition of Giambattista Bodoni's Manuale tipografico (1818). Published after his death this type specimen remains a testament to one of history's most influential type designers.

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Aggregate costume of female protagonist in sample of comic books in the Stephen Cooper Comic Book Collection. Creator Sally Boniecki analyzed primary and secondary color use in costumes for female protagonists and generated this compilation.

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Aggregate costume of male protagonist in sample of comic books in the Stephen Cooper Comic Book Collection. Creator Sally Boniecki analyzed primary and secondary color use in costumes for male protagonists and generated this compilation.

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This selection of books shows the variety of colors used to stain edges. Books found in the Cary Collection have fore-edges colored in yellow, green, and shades of blue, and even an orangey-pink.

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This copy of volume 1 of Robert Burns' poetry has a double fore-edge painting. Fan the pages to the left and you will see Struthers Steps, Kilmarnock. Fan the pages to the right and you see the clay cottage where Burns was born in Alloway, Ayrshire,…

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This copy of volume 1 of Robert Burns' poetry has a double fore-edge painting. Fan the pages to the left and you will see Struthers Steps, Kilmarnock. Fan the pages to the right and you see the clay cottage where Burns was born in Alloway, Ayrshire,…

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The fore-edge painting on the Cary Collection's Poems by the late William Cowper show the poet at work in his garden at Orchard Side in Olney, Buckinghamshire, in the company of one of his pet rabbits, either Puss, Tiney, or Bess.

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Each of the Cary Collection's three volumes of George Ellis' Specimens of the Early English Poets has a fore-edge painting showing a foxhunting scene with some sort of comic mishap. Here a rider has flipped over this horse. Let's hope he wasn't…
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