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Sue Allen

Sue Allen

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Sue Allen (d. 25 August 2011) was the foremost authority on C19 American book covers. Her research, lectures, writings, and exhibitions guide librarians and conservators in the selective preservation of English and American bindings of the C19 and early C20. In 1999 she received the annual award of the American Printing History Association for her contributions to printing history.

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