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From Pigskin to Paper

Sat 01 Jun 2013

From Pigskin to Paper

A new online exhibition at the University of Otago about the

history of bookbinding has just commenced, with a focus both

on explaining bookbinding terminology and showing examples

ranging from the earliest English binding in New Zealand (1482)

to 16th century European publishers’ bindings, Sangorski &

Sutcliffe to local Dunedin bookbinders. The exhibition ‘From

Pigskin to Paper: The Art and Craft of Bookbinding’ can be

accessed at


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Louella Kerr Books

After 21 years in retail premises, Louella Kerr now operates online and from home, and exhibits at bookfairs. An Approved Valuer under the Commonwealth's Cultural Gifts Program, Louella undertakes valuations and collection development for clients.