uncertaintimes:

manuscript waste used as guard and endleaf
The Collation - reduce, reuse, recycle:
So what are all these old bits of paper and vellum doing in these books? Why would a binder stick some Aristotle in Bucer? Well, why not? If you’ve got extra sheets laying around from previous jobs, you’d put them to use. It’s better than paying for new paper, which would just increase your costs and decrease your profits…

uncertaintimes:

manuscript waste used as guard and endleaf

The Collation - reduce, reuse, recycle:

So what are all these old bits of paper and vellum doing in these books? Why would a binder stick some Aristotle in Bucer? Well, why not? If you’ve got extra sheets laying around from previous jobs, you’d put them to use. It’s better than paying for new paper, which would just increase your costs and decrease your profits

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