Bookbinding: Its Background and Technique, Volumes 1-2

Front Cover
Courier Corporation, 1946 - Crafts & Hobbies - 684 pages
1 Review
Two volumes bound into one, this mammoth volume by one of the world's foremost practitioners is both an historical survey emphasizing decorated bindings and an eminently practical guide to hand bookbinding. The author examines many national styles and the work of Jean Grolier, Thomas Mahieu, Le Gascon, Samuel Mearne, and others. 93 plates, 242 figures.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information