Goldschmidt on Restoration

“There is no such thing as restoring an old binding without obliterating its entire history.”

E.P. Goldschmidt, Gothic and Renaissance Bindings I, 1928, p. 123.

3 thoughts on “Goldschmidt on Restoration

  1. bookisland

    I guess I could respond by playing devil’s advocate against my impulses and say that as he was writing this in 1928, Goldschmidt was ahead of the curve.

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