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Biblio Tech By Karen Hanmer
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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
Contemporary Paper Bindings By Karen Hanmer
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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
Monique Lallier: Elegance and Innovation By Karen Hanmer
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An illustrated essay on the work of designer bookbinder Monique Lallier. See full preview below photo at left.
Bookbinding and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell
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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 & Librarians By Douglas Cockerell
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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