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Reflections on Bindings: Books in this Exhibit

This guide is an online version of the exhibit "Reflections on Bindings: Using New Imaging Technology to Study Historical Bindings" held at the Lillian Goldman Law Library Rare Book Collection

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The books in this exhibit are held in the Roman Law section of the Special Collections at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale. 

All of the books in this exhibit are blind-stamped bindings from Germany, published in the 15th-18th centuries and bound in alum-tawed skin decorated with blind stamping. 

The complete records for these books are in MORRIS, the Law Library Catalog.

Click on the picture of each book on the right to link to its catalog record. 

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See an engraving from the Ayd-buch on the Law Library's Rare Book Flickr Album

Read about the Institutes of Justinian on Wikipedia

Learn about authors Hubert van Giffen and Justin Gobler in Google Books

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