Phase Box Variations

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The traditional phase box can be altered to house oddly shaped books and multi-part objects.

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Wedge Shaped Book


The shape of this book prevented it from sitting properly on the shelf. The box's fore edge flap prevents the book from slipping while the box is closed.
The shape of this book prevented it from sitting properly on the shelf.  The box's fore edge flap prevents the book from slipping while the box is closed.

Multi-Part Object


This volume was accompanied by a set of horn books that are housed in a folder built into the bottom of the phase box.
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