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PREFERRED TERM
ring and stylus fastenings  
BROADER CONCEPT
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  • Metal fastenings in which fastening rings attached to the fore-edges of both boards line up when the books are closed and can be secured with a metal stylus. The stylus was often used for writing on specially prepared parchment leaves in almanacs or memorandum books.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/3005
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