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Not just a pretty picture, Alan Loney

Twenty-five Bindings designed by Edgar Mansfield, realised by James Brockman National Library Gallery, Wellington, 1 March-28 April Hawke’s Bay Museum, Napier, 12 May-7 July The history of bookbinding is older than the hist ory of printing and goes back to

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Purveying books, John Roberts

Landmarks in New Zealand Publishing: Blackwood and Janet Paul, 1945‑1968 Janet Paul and John Mansfield Thomson National Library Gallery, $13.50 ISBN 0477 027490 The Turnbull: A Library and its World  Rachel Barrowman Auckland University Press in association with the Historical

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