Hand Bookbinding: A Manual of Instruction

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Dover Publications, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Expert guide to creating fine books by hand. Thorough, detailed instructions, with over 270 helpful illustrations, cover materials, tools and equipment, making a slipcase, rebinding an old book, and more. Also includes 8 specific projects: dust jacket; blank book, single signature; folio; manuscript binding; music binding, and 3 others. Introduction.

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User Review  - Vesa - Goodreads

This is a very nice book for a person starting to learn bookbinding. Read full review

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User Review  - Katy - Goodreads

It seems a little weird to give any kind of star rating to this sober manual that aims to educate the reader about a precise craft. It is brief, which may be its only flaw. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Materials Tools and Equipment
17
Fundamental Procedures
23
Copyright

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