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Side stitches

It indicates that the Guard is held on the Spine fold of the quire by threads led through slits, through one or more leaves on each side of the quire.


Nosnitsin, D. 2016. ‘Lesser Known Features of the Ethiopian Codex’, in E. Ficquet, Ahmed Hassen, and T. Osmond, eds, Movements in Ethiopia, Ethiopia in Movement. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, I (Addis Ababa and Los Angeles: CFEE–IES and Tsehai Publishers, 2016), 75–90.

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GAet7 Grottaferrata, Exarchic Greek Abbey of St. Mary of Grottaferrata, Crypt. Aet. 7 mss
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