ABC of bookbinding: an unique glossary with over 700 illustrations for collectors & librarians

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Oak Knoll Press, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 183 pages
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Definitions and drawings of every bookbinding term.

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Review: ABC of Bookbinding: An Illustrated Glossary of Terms for Collectors and Conservators

User Review  - Cacology - Goodreads

An awesome overview of bookbinding through time. As many have said before, the pictures are to sketchy to be amazingly useful, but the text is great. Read full review

Review: ABC of Bookbinding: An Illustrated Glossary of Terms for Collectors and Conservators

User Review  - Ruth-Ann - Goodreads

This is a dictionary, but I had to read it straight through for a bookbinding class. It certainly has detailed coverage of embellishment styles through the ages, particularly for leatherbound volumes, but in most other areas I knew anything about, I was underwhelmed. Read full review

Contents

GLOSSARY OF BOOKBINDINGS STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION 77117
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GLOSSARY OF BINDERS DESIGNERS STYLES OF DECORATION 119152
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INDEX OF BINDERS IDENTIFICATION 153166
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