Kneep en bindings. Digital version of the terminology of old bookbindings

Kneep en binding is a terminology for the description of constructions of old bookbindings.

Kneep en Binding was published in 1992 by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek for the benefit of bookhistorians, codicologists, and book conservators. It offers a systematically ordered selection of terms to aid the study and description of most types of handmade bookbindings from Western Europe up to 1830.

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