Julia Miller, author of Books Will Speak Plain: a Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings, will be speaking on “American Scaleboard Binding” this Wednesday, June 1. Ms. Miller’s talk will take place at 3:00 p.m. in Room 131 of the Library and Information Science Building (501 East Daniel Street). Ms. Miller’s talk will deal with scaleboard binding, a technique for binding books with wood, and its uses in the production of books in America.
Ms. Miller will also be available from 10 a.m – 12 p.m. in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library for conversation. Read more about Ms. Miller’s lecture at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library’s website.