This was because the atlases could not be disbound
. However, the careful techniques used seem to have minimised the distortions due to page curvature.
It is unfortunate that the sketchbook and accompanying notebook were both disbound
in recent years.
If you are in New York City, go to the Pierpont Morgan Library, ask for the manuscript of Life on the Mississippi, disbound
since 2010, finally liberated from the bondage of a tight binding imposed on it by Pierpont Morgan as its collector, and waiting to give you the thrill of a hands-on experience of an authentic article by Mr.
The screenplay, which is completely disbound
with most pages loose, is expected to reach PS400-800 when it goes on sale at Sworders' Books and Map auction on April 26.
Work has begun digitally to reproduce the disbound
fragments and make them available to interested readers on the library's Web site.
The folios in the British Library which were held in bound leather volumes, were disbound
and hence returned to their original pothi format for purposes of conservation and digitization.
Cleyn, 1500), (6) there are no fewer than six parchment flanges that, because the book is now nearly disbound
(a pencil note inside the front board notes, 'poor and damaged copy of little value), are visible inside the lower board and on the spine itself.
provided quotes for digitization of BOUND and DISBOUND
This design is embodied in the arrangement of the manuscript: first, in that the letters are not separated off in their own section, either at the beginning or the end, but instead intercalated in the middle of the sequence of poems; and, secondly, because that sequence itself begins with "A Letter from Artemiza in the Towne to Cloe in the Country," while the only other nonlyric poem it includes is also a verse letter, "Part of an Epistolary Essay from M: G to O: B upon their Mutuall poems." This design can confidently be attributed to the copyist, even though the leaves of the manuscript were "disbound
" by one of its owners, since the texts regularly run across page divisions (a full calendar and foliation of the manuscript is provided in the Appendix).
To put the point more practically, even if early modern texts appear to us as artifacts, to those who wrote, revised, transmitted, invested in, registered, composed, inked, wholesaled, retailed, bound, collected, compiled, disbound
, and cataloged them, what came from the printing house comprised an assembly of ideas.
Throughout the 1920s and 193os, in Holland, Germany, the Soviet Union, and elsewhere, artists and writers metaphorically (and sometimes actually, by scavenging collage elements) disbound
books and replaced them with magazines and posters, with captions and other short texts, with fragments rather than wholes.
Because it is disbound
, visitors will be able to see for the first time a wide selection of its fascinating miniatures--one even depicts the Prophet, his face veiled, reading the poetry of Rumi.