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Hope-in-the-Mist : In the Bindery

Toiling in the Temporary Culture bindery : endsheets cut down, frontispieces folded, slicing blanks ; cloth to cut, cases to make, books to sew, frontispieces to insert ; fingerprints to ink (none genune without this mark).

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Back from London, familiar and unfamiliar terrain : lunch at 2 Veneti, ABA book fair at the Olympia, the Monmouth Coffee Shop in Covent Garden (Seven Dials), the Spread Eagle in Greenwich, Camden High Street, a secret library in Islington (photos below), saf