Register | Login


Back in mediaeval times, when people didn’t have Kindles to carry a thousand books, some book binders bound two separate books together in a single volume so that the reader had one less book to carry. In those days, reading wasn’t a very popular past time and the only books the majority of the populace read were religious in nature. Two books that were frequently bound together were the New Testament and the Book of Psalms, because both were needed during church services. They became very common in England in the first half of the 17th century.

dos-a-dos-binding-2

Read more »
© Amusing Planet, 2017.


Loading...

Shraddha Kapoor Graces Femina Magazine Oct 2016
Shraddha Kapoor Graces Femina Magazine Oct 2016
Aisha Sharma Breathtakingly Beautiful in Ik Vaari
Aisha Sharma Breathtakingly Beautiful in Ik Vaari
Alia Bhatt stunning at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Set
Alia Bhatt stunning at Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Set
The Giant Eucalyptus of Australia
The Giant Eucalyptus of Australia
A Mysterious Ice Cave That Produces Ice Only During Summer
A Mysterious Ice Cave That Produces Ice Only During Summer
The Dee Wright Observatory And Viewing Tubes
The Dee Wright Observatory And Viewing Tubes
Saudi Arabias Abandoned Hejaz Railway
Saudi Arabias Abandoned Hejaz Railway
The Historic Dutch Ship Batavia And Its BloodCurdling History
The Historic Dutch Ship Batavia And Its BloodCurdling History