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Each and every book tell its reader a story. Most books rely upon the words written inside to take them on a journey, but what does the outside of the book reveal about the adventure? The unique role that a book’s binding plays in its holistic story is examined and explored in this case. The pieces range from Mark Twain’s recognizable and contemporary Life on the Mississippi to Institutionum Medicinae… from 1555 and bound in vellum. Each piece has a different past and tells a unique story. It’s up to you to discover what it is.