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Contemporary Paper Bindings By Karen Hanmer
Paperback: $55.00
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Skill-building guide to bookbinding techniques, tools, and materials plus glossary and extensive bibliography. Chapters on tools, supplies, ergonomics, signature preparation, endsheets, sewing,... More > spine-lining, and working with case-weight papers precede complete instructions for ten paper binding structures. “Contemporary Paper Bindings is a terrific book for beginners as well as seasoned binders. Prominent binder and teacher Karen Hanmer wrote it both to instruct independent bookbinding students and to help artists and librarians teach bookbinding. The text generously shares her expertise. Its clear instructions are enhanced by numerous b&w photographs and line drawings, plus abundant examples of sewing techniques, exposed spines and paper cases as well as excellent lists of supplies, tools and best practices. CPB is a must for photographers, printmakers, painters — hell, anyone — interested in creating their own books.” Miriam Schaer, book artist and educator, author of The Presence of their Absence< Less
Biblio Tech By Karen Hanmer
Paperback: $15.00
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Biblio Tech outlines key features of twelve book binding structures and provides numerous references for further study. The descriptions of each binding are enhanced with numerous illustrations.... More > Bindings include tacketed, Ethiopian, medieval, leather fine binding, boarded, split board, simplified, German case, nonadhesive paper case, crossed structure, sewn boards and scaleboard.< Less
Monique Lallier: Elegance and Innovation By Karen Hanmer
Paperback: $25.00
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An illustrated essay on the work of designer bookbinder Monique Lallier. See full preview below photo at left.
Medieval on the Go: The Girdle Book By Karen Hanmer
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Complete instructions to craft a girdle book, a medieval binding structure featuring a long extension of leather, which could be attached to a traveler’s belt. Includes numerous illustrations,... More > a tool list and an extensive bibliography. This is an advanced level structure for those who already have experience with traditional binding. The girdle book model will be constructed with a combination of ancient and modern techniques and materials. Features include a text block sewn on double raised supports, wooden boards shaped all around with special attention given to the inside spine edge to match the profile of the text block’s natural shoulder, spine linings extending beyond the text block and attached to the inside of the boards, text block laced onto boards and laces pegged in, sewn endbands also laced into the boards, covered in pliable leather, corner tongues, strap and pin closure, corner bosses, vellum foredge markers, leather extension terminates in a decorative knot.< Less
BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A Handbook For Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians By Douglas Cockerell
eBook (ePub): $3.99
(1 Ratings)
The fine art of hand-binding books, repairing old volumes, and taking proper care of bound works in a home or public library is a skill that has been all but forgotten in these high speed, hi-tech,... More > computer driven days. But for all of us who still love the smell of the printed paper page, the feel of a cloth or leather cover lying open in our hands, and the comforting certainty that all our treasured tomes will remain forever available for our reading pleasure - even when the power fails! - this ancient and important art is one we can ill afford to leave to others to preserve. Douglas Cockerell's classic BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A HANDBOOK FOR AMATEURS, BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS (original publication date 1910) provides a thoroughly explored and profusely illustrated single-volume course in Old World-style hand bookbinding and repair, written in accessible language aimed directly at the lay-craftsperson. A "must-have" volume for true bibliophiles everywhere!< Less
Bookbinding and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell
Paperback: $13.95
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The fine art of hand-binding books, repairing old volumes, and taking proper care of bound works in a home or public library is a skill that has been all but forgotten in these high speed, hi-tech,... More > computer driven days. But for all of us who still love the smell of the printed paper page, the feel of a cloth or leather cover lying open in our hands, and the comforting certainty that all our treasured tomes will remain forever available for our reading pleasure - even when the power fails! - this ancient and important art is one we can ill afford to leave to others to preserve. Douglas Cockerell's classic BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A HANDBOOK FOR AMATEURS, BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS (original publication date 1910) provides a thoroughly explored and profusely illustrated single-volume course in Old World-style hand bookbinding and repair, written in accessible language aimed directly at the lay-craftsperson. A "must-have" volume for true bibliophiles everywhere!< Less
Bookbinding and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell
eBook (PDF): $3.95
The fine art of hand-binding books, repairing old volumes, and taking proper care of bound works in a home or public library is a skill that has been all but forgotten in these high speed, hi-tech,... More > computer driven days. But for all of us who still love the smell of the printed paper page, the feel of a cloth or leather cover lying open in our hands, and the comforting certainty that all our treasured tomes will remain forever available for our reading pleasure - even when the power fails! - this ancient and important art is one we can ill afford to leave to others to preserve. Douglas Cockerell's classic BOOKBINDING AND THE CARE OF BOOKS: A HANDBOOK FOR AMATEURS, BOOKBINDERS AND LIBRARIANS (original publication date 1910) provides a thoroughly explored and profusely illustrated single-volume course in Old World-style hand bookbinding and repair, written in accessible language aimed directly at the lay-craftsperson. A "must-have" volume for true bibliophiles everywhere!< Less
A Visual Journey By Robin Maria Pedrero
Calendar: $30.00
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A fine art calendar filled with the visual journey works of Robin Maria Pedrero. The landscapes of specific places and imaginary scenes originally created in the medium of soft pastel. Pedrero is a... More > signature member of the Pastel Society of America. Calendar includes National Holidays. Premium •100# white gloss cover stock •13.5" x 19" •Full color interior and cover •White wire-o binding< Less
Ag magazine - Issue 51 By Chris Dickie
eBook (PDF): $12.69
Ag magazine is a quarterly fine art photo journal, probably the world’s best, now available as a digital download. Issue 51 includes a wonderful portfolio from Joakim Eskildsen’s six-year... More > project The Roma Journeys, and Once Upon A Time In Wales, from Robert Haines. Bill Jay remembers the early years at Creative Camera and David Lee writes on the landscape work of John Davies. Tim Daly creates digital contact negatives and binds the prints into handmade books, and we have a major feature on techniques for high dynamic range imaging. And much, much more. The digital edition is supplied in single page format, but readers may prefer to view it in double-page spread mode to enjoy it as in the printed original. More information about Ag at www.picture-box.com.< Less
Images & Quotes Calendar 2014 {Standard Size} By Hope Wood
Calendar: List Price: $32.00 $16.00 | You Save: 50%
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***25% off my already reduced calenders now through Dec. 15th, & free shipping through Dec. 15th! Can't beat these prices!HOLIDAY25 & FREESHIP*** Standard Size Wall Calendar 11x17 (open)... More > Gloss Stock Spiral bound in middle 11" x 8.5", coil binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink. [**Order by 12/6/13 regular Mail shipping by 11:59pm for Christmas delivery! 12/11/13 with Priority Shipping!**]($4 s/h USA)/ SHIPS WORLDWIDE! Combined shipping discount! Images & quotes handpicked for each month. I'm a flower fanatic and also love capturing meaning in words. I'm donating 1/3 of any profit towards a cause that really tugs at my heart. Build A City is a project to build homes for the people of Andong Village in Cambodia. Go to Buildacity.org to read more about them. It takes $1000 to build 1 house for 1 family. I will be donating towards building a home. Thanks for stopping by and especially for considering a calendar purchase!< Less