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Expert, illustrated guide to creating fine books by hand. Materials and equipment, basic procedures, rebinding an old book, more, plus 8 projects: ...Show synopsisExpert, illustrated guide to creating fine books by hand. Materials and equipment, basic procedures, rebinding an old book, more, plus 8 projects: dust jacket, folio, music binding, manuscript binding, 4 others.Hide synopsis
Description:Acceptable. 1963 Hardcover [1st ed. ] illus. 93 p. Former...Acceptable. 1963 Hardcover [1st ed. ] illus. 93 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Description:Fine in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Full...Fine in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Full red cloth with gilt letters on the spine. Bookbinding is an old artform that, along with most other kinds of hand crafting, is not frequently used anymore. This book offers an explanation for the beginning bookbinder and one who wants to learn to repair books. With over 255 illustrations by the author, this book offers step by step directions for bookbinding.
Description:Bookbinding. 100753|101993|102062|102658 in PR jacket. 4to....Bookbinding. 100753|101993|102062|102658 in PR jacket. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 93 pages. With 255 illustrations by the author. Reprint of the first edition. Jacket lamination coming off and is slightly age yellowed.
Description:Good in good dust jacket. 93 p. Includes illustrations. Hard...Good in good dust jacket. 93 p. Includes illustrations. Hard Cover Book: Good. Front board has bubbling. Dust Jacket: Good. Foxing, some chipping and tears on edges, price sticker on back. Text clean, unmarked, no creases. Tight binding. Black and White illustrations. Great reference. Hand Bookbinding contains thorough, step-by-step instruction in the sound, traditional methods of fine hand binding, with emphasis on careful workmanship and durability.
Description:Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. With 255 illustrations by...Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. With 255 illustrations by the author. Second printing thus. Near fine in a very good (minor edge wear, lightly dust soiled, small stain and sticker removal mark on front panel) dust jacket.
Edition: First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated)
Publisher: Bell Pub. Co,
Description:Two medium-sized tears & faint wear to DJ protected in archival...Two medium-sized tears & faint wear to DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve, extremely little wear to folds of spine head & foot, few faint white marks to front board, else near fine(-) in good+ to very good(-) DJ.. a manual of instruction. Large quarto in white DJ; 93 p, b&w illus; 29 cm. Book-making.
This author nails the basics. Wonderful detail in author-drawn figures. No leather, thus hollow backs only. Excellent treatment of rebinding and the making and sewing in of headbands - as opposed to just gluing in of premade ones. If you have basic woodworking skills, you can make all of the necessary ...
Best book I could find on bookbinding. It contains very simple explanations and procedures that apply to the home hobbyist or anyone who is interested in bookbinding. Most tools and materials the author recommends come with instructions in the back of the book for actually making them, from things as ...
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