Seventeenth Century Finishing Tools - France

L'Atelier de Macé and Antoine Ruette.


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Antoine Ruette binding 1659

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I bought this wonderful binding by Antoine Ruette on ebay several years ago when I was just beginning this Virtual Bookbinding site, I have detailed binding on this page and the book inside the binding on this page, both pages have been upgraded to match the format of my recent pages. Finding this binding was indeed very lucky, it allowed me to examine microscopically real Ruette imprints, and then search for other bindings with the same tools... this is the road to great discoveries.

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