Judging a book by its cover: what bindings can tell us about books

Friends of Aberdeen University Library

The Friends’ Annual General Meeting, to be held from 7 to 7:30pm in the Old Senate Room on King‘s Campus, on May 26th, will be followed by a chance to listen to a talk by expert Jane Pirie, Information Officer and Rare Books Cataloguer from Special Libraries and Archives, about the ancient art of bookbinding. Come along and learn about the materials and techniques used, and see some of the beautifully crafted examples from our collections.

Thursday 26th May 2011

in the Old Senate Room, King’s College

At approximately 7.30 p.m.

(following the Friends AGM, at 7.00 p.m.)

All welcome

Light refreshments will be served after the meeting


 Sheona Farquhar, s.c.farquhar@abdn.ac.uk

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