ABC of Bookbinding: A Unique Glossary with Over 700 Illustrations for Collectors & Librarians
The author has provided a unique glossary of terms, styles, structures, and names related to conservation and bookbinding through the ages illustrated with over 700 line drawings. She has provided names and drawings for almost every conceivable part of the book as well as a multitude of styles, bindings, and decorations. She literally takes apart the structure of the book and illustrates the many as well as varied facets and definitions that clearly outline the historical development of the book's structures and styles.
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GLOSSARY OF BOOKBINDINGS STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION 77117
GLOSSARY OF BINDERS DESIGNERS STYLES OF DECORATION 119152
INDEX OF BINDERS IDENTIFICATION 153166
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19th century active adhered alum tawed Armenian binding Art Deco Art Nouveau binder binding A binding BINDING STRUCTURE bindings were signed blind tooled block board attachment book A book bookbinding bookblock Books bound bound books calf calfskin called chain stitch cloth bindings collector colored Coptic binding cords corner cover designs doublure early 19th early 20th century edition binding endleaves endpaper England fastening flap floral flyleaf France gilt glossary glued goatskin gold tooled Greek head and tail headband headband cores Italy kettle stitches laced leaf leather London lower board lower turn-in material metal monogram mudejar onlays ornament pamphlet papyrus pastedowns pattern pointille popular printed produced raised bands rococo sections sewing supports sewing threads sewn sheepskin sheet side small tools sometimes spine spine edge spine folds spine lining stationery bindings tawed skin term thickness thongs Turk's head knot upper board usually vellum vellum bindings whip stitching wooden boards