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handbound

[hand-bound] /ˈhændˈbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
(of books) bound by hand.
Origin of handbound
1590-1600
1590-1600; hand + bound2
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  • The failure of the Italians to achieve what here upon the ground appears so simple delivered Italy hand-bound to strangers.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • This account will have no bearing on the designs used on hand-bound books with their beautiful "tooled" covers.

  • The failure of the Italians to achieve what here upon the ground appears so simple, delivered Italy hand-bound to strangers.

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