handbound

[hand-bound]

Origin of handbound

First recorded in 1590–1600; hand + bound2
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Examples from the Web for hand-bound

Historical Examples of hand-bound

  • This account will have no bearing on the designs used on hand-bound books with their beautiful "tooled" covers.

  • The failure of the Italians to achieve what here upon the ground appears so simple delivered Italy hand-bound to strangers.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds

  • The failure of the Italians to achieve what here upon the ground appears so simple, delivered Italy hand-bound to strangers.