Front and back cover: Rubbings of bindings made by Willman Spawn, honorary curator of bookbinding for Canaday Library’s rare book collection.
Front cover: binding of The Legends of Montauk, by Jared A. Ayres (G.P. Putnam, 1849).
Back cover: binding of The Keepsake for 1938, bound by Westley’s London.
On this page: books bound by Elizabeth M. Utley Thomas ’03.
In this issue, our writers discuss affinities through time: the craft of bookbinding, the influence of family stories, and whether our views on the Clinton debacle reflect the various “clubs” in which we claim membership.
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