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Archibald Leighton

(1784—1841)

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Leighton, Archibald

Leighton, Archibald (1784–1841)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
73 words

chiefly remembered for his role in developing *bookcloth suitable for bookbinding. Leighton began experimenting with cloth c.1823, using a starch-filled calico, and in ...

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