[Table of Contents] [Search]


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Odd experiences in Bookbinding



A few years back I was hired by a law firm representing a car manufacturer
who was being sued by a woman killed in a car crash.
As a binder and restorer, they figured I would be able to examine and
document the contents of the woman's leather purse which was burned and
brittle.
I showed up with my tools and there around the table were about 10 lawyers
and a video camera. They taped the whole process as I worked down through
the purse layer by layer and slipped the contents into mylar sleeves. They
never told me what they were looking for, but seemed satisfied when I was
done.
They gave me a hard time at work for a while, introducing me as the local
forensic bookbinder.

************************************************
John Freund
        University of Florida
        Gainesville

             ***********************************************
            BOOK_ARTS-L: The listserv for all the book arts.
      For subscription information, the Archive, and other related
            resources and links go to the Book_Arts-L FAQ at:
                      <http://www.philobiblon.com>
             ***********************************************


[Subject index] [Index for current month] [Table of Contents] [Search]