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Durham University launches its first international bookbinding competition: Binding the Bard

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To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the printing of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, Durham University is launching a major new blind juried bookbinding competition inspired by the Durham First Folio. Cash prizes will be awarded to the most outstanding submissions, and the first prize will also win a paid commission to bind a facsimile copy of the First Folio.

Full details about the brief, rules of submission, and timetable can be found by following the link below.

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