What was an ‘accordion book’?

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What was an ‘accordion book’? Describe any two features of hand printing in China.


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‘Accordion book’ was the traditional book of China.
It was folded and stitched at the side. This book was hand printed. Two features of hand printing in China
(i) From AD 594, books in China were printed by rubbing paper against the linked surface of woodblocks.
(ii) Superbly skilled craftsmen could duplicate with remarkable accuracy, the beauty of calligraphy.