A Degree of Mastery: A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

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New Rivers Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 210 pages
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Learning the craft and secrets of a master book-binder

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Review: A Degree of Mastery: A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

User Review  - Fawn - Goodreads

Read the entire thing on a four hour drive today. Interesting, educational. Had me rather wishing I'd chosen different majors in college; I'd really enjoy this profession. (I did some mild conservation as my student job while in university, and loved that, but was majoring in theology.) Read full review

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User Review  - Shelton TRL - Goodreads

A richly detailed memoir of an apprenticeship in bookbinding and book preservation. The careful description of the craft is interwoven with the telling of a special relationship -- mentor to student ... Read full review

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Wilcox earned her Ph.D. in English at the University of Iowa in 1994

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