'Bookbinding', c 1845.
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Vignette from a lithographic plate showing a man working in his bookbinding workshop. Fine paper is stacked on the floor, while the binder manipulates leather for the binding. Taken from 'The Bull, Cow and Calf' in 'Graphic Illustrations of Animals - Showing Their Utility to Man', illustrated by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and R K Thomas, printed by J Graf, C Graf, Day & Haghe, and published by Thomas Varty.