Books, Boxes & Portfolios: Binding, Construct and Design, Step-By-Step

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 1, 1990 - Art - 304 pages
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In this introduction to the techniques of bookbinding, Franz Zeier guides readers step-by-step through projects for making a variety of boxes, portfolios, book covers, photograph albums, mats, and sewn and adhesive

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User Review  - lilithcat - LibraryThing

A very fine introduction to bookbinding techniques, beginning with the basics (how to glue properly) and on from there. The text is clear and easily followed, and is accompanied by excellent illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Gerard Brown - Goodreads

I really like the clarity of this book - excellent illustrations and very clear step-by-step instructions. The box and portfolio projects are good ones, and they seem very doable (we'll find out this summer, as I try to work them out). I look forward to using this in class... Read full review

Contents

THE FUNDAMENTALS
12
Manual Techniques
30
Adhesives and Gluing
43
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Franz Zeier, a Swiss designer, has taught bookbinding at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich for over two decades. He has exhibited work in numerous shows and is the author of a book on design with paper.

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