Bubble Grain

Bubble grain is similar to pebble-grain book-cloth. Some bibliographers consider both bubble and pebble to be types of sand-textured grains, along with patterned sand.

The PBO database includes books bound in bubble-grain book-cloth dating back to 1870.

Click here to search for books bound with bubble-grain cloth.

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The lost daughter (1870)
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The Norway music album (1881)

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Christian hymnal: A choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship (1871)
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Mansions of the skies: An acrostic poem on the Lord's prayer (1875)
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Simon Suggs' adventures: Late of the Tallapoosa volunteers, together with Taking the census, and other Alabama sketches (1881)

Gaskell, Philip. A New introduction to Bibliography. Oak Knoll Press, 2000.

Tomlinson, William and Richard Masters. Bookcloth, 18231980. Mellor, U.K.: Tomlinson, 1996.

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