The Craft of Bookbinding

Author: Manly Banister

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152456

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 2914


Profusely illustrated step-by-step guide to binding books, paperbacks, periodicals. Instructions for sewing, making endpapers, attaching headbands, adding covers, titling, much more. Updated list of suppliers. 254 illustrations.

The Complete Book of Bookbinding

Author: Josep Cambras

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8706


Students, teachers, fine arts professionals, crafts aficionados, art historians, restorers, and bibliophiles: the list of people who will appreciate the beauty of this extraordinary summary of bookbinding techniques is endless. Written by a professor of bookbinding at the Escola d’Arts i Oficis in Barcelona, it provides a precise, systematic, and fully illustrated approach to the craft. Everything is covered in marvelous detail: tools and materials, the parts of the book and the binding, and protective features. Handsome ideas for decorating the cover (stamping, gilding, engraving) abound, as do suggestions for restoration. Eight specific and extremely detailed projects for binding form the heart of the volume, which includes binding in fabric, making a jacket with flaps for graphic works, and constructing a leather-trimmed slipcase.


The Classic Arts and Crafts Manual

Author: Douglas Cockerell

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486152472

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 352

View: 347


All aspects of the craft covered — from folding, collating, and trimming pages to preparing covers and pasting down endpapers. 120 figures. 8 halftones.

Hand Bookbinding

A Manual of Instruction

Author: Aldren A. Watson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486132544

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 2427


DIVExpert, 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. /div

A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique

Author: Bernard C. Middleton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781884718281

Category: History

Page: 372

View: 3542


The sheer breadth of Bernard Middleton's classic study of the history of English bookbinding and its skill-demanding techniques has established this book as an essential work of reference for all practitioners and students of the subject. Mr. Middleton, a celebrated bookbinder and teacher, has updated and considerably expanded this new edition and has added many illustrations. A revised Supplement traces the evolution of English craft bookbinding since 1945, and for the first time the index, amended for this edition by Dr. Marianne Tidcombe, is comprehensive. This is a definitive study that belongs on the reference shelf of every bibliophile, librarian, book conservator, collector and binder interested in the book arts.


A Manual for Those Interested in the Craft of Bookbinding

Author: William F. Matthews

Publisher: New York : E.P. Dutton


Category: Bookbinding

Page: 252

View: 6816


Adventures in Bookbinding

Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books

Author: Jeannine Stein

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

ISBN: 1592536875

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 3302


"Each project in this book combines bookbinding with a specific craft such as quilting, jewelry making, or polymer clay, and offer levels of expertise: basic, novice, and expert. Illustrated step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate how to construct the cover pages, and a unique binding technique, easy enough for a beginner to master. Each project also features two other versions with the same binding geared to those with more or less experience. The novice version is for those who have noknowledge of the craft and want shortcuts, but love the look. For the quilter's book, for example, vintage quilt pieces become the covers so all that's needing in the binding. Or if you're interested in wool felting use an old sweater. This offers great opportunities for upcycling. The expert version is for those who have a great deal of knowledge and proficiency of a certain craft - the master art quilter, for example. For this version, an expert guest artist has created the cover and the author hascreated the binding. This offers yet another creative opportunity - the collaborative project. Since crafters often get involved with round-robins and other shared endeavors, this will show them yet another way to combine their skills. No other craft book offers the possibilities and challenges that Adventures in Bookbinding does. Readers will return to it again and again to find inspiration and ideas"--

Craft Bookbinding

Author: Linda Orriss

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781847977649

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 4326


A practical guide with clear instructions to the numerous binding styles of craft bookbinding, prefect for beginners Introducing some of the numerous binding styles that can be achieved with little or no experience, this book looks at everything from simple structures that can be made with folded paper to the classic case binding. Lavishly illustrated with photographs and diagrams, clear instructions describe the bindings, which can be adapted to bind books that are uniquely yours. Included is information for adapting or making tools, plus specialist equipment. Techniques for handling paper and glue are explained in detail, along with a range of different methods of sewing and a variety of cases to be used as covers. There are also ideas for how the different binding styles can be lettered, and emphasis is placed on practice so users can develop the skills needed as a foundation for fine binding.

Creative Bookbinding

Author: Pauline Johnson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486137384

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 272

View: 2931


Comprehensive, profusely illustrated guide to materials, equipment, papers, repair and preservation, many other topics. Over 600 photographs and diagrams illustrate step-by-step instructions. Introduction. Supply Sources.

Bookbinding & Conservation by Hand

A Working Guide

Author: Laura S. Young

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press

ISBN: 9781884718113

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 273

View: 2829


The heart of this working guide is the three chapters dealing with techniques and the chapter on conservation. "Basic Techniques" detail the fundamental skills that are applicable to all hand bookbinding. "General Techniques" include those practices that, with minor variations, cover the early stages in all types of bindings. "Specific Techniques" describe the steps primarily used is producing a specific type of hand binding. The basic principles of conservation work cover one of the more important areas in the field of hand bookbinding today.


Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More

Author: Heather Weston

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781592534555

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 4979


Binding, folding, and decorating techniques to create beautiful artists’ books and more From heirloom memories to unique journals, albums, and altered books—or simple tag books for your kids—Bookcraft contains all the skills you will ever need. Books are a central part of life, and have been with us for around 2,000 years. Although most books we use are produced commercially, many of us are drawn to the book form in its various guises, and are interested in exploring how to make books of our own, whether as a vehicle for telling stories, as scrapbooks, or as notebooks and journals. This guide provides the essential ingredients for designing and making your own books, from simple binding and finishing techniques to complex complete products. Projects are designed to suit a variety of skill levels from beginner to advanced, and use a step-by-step approach to learning the necessary skills. Each project begins with basic techniques and progresses through to thought-provoking applications of those techniques. Each technique includes an example of a finished book that fully and beautifully utilizes the methods described by the techniques. This book explores more experimental binding and page treatment techniques, and has a comprehensive gallery of ideas outlining the skills and materials needed to apply techniques often reserved for professionals.

The Archaeology of Medieval Bookbinding

Author: J.A. Szirmai

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351894730

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 368

View: 631


In the past, studies of the history of bookbinding were mainly concerned with the exterior decoration. This book focuses attention primarily on the physical aspects of the binding and its construction principles. It is an expanded version of a series of lectures delivered by the author while Visiting Professor at the University of Amsterdam in 1987, supplemented with the results of ten years of intensive research in major libraries on the Continent, the United Kingdom and the USA. It surveys the evolution of binding structures from the introduction of the codex two thousand years ago to the close of the Middle Ages. Part I reviews the scanty physical evidence from the Mediterranean heritage, the early Coptic, Islamic and Ethiopian binding structures and their interrelation with those of the Byzantine realm. Part II is devoted to a detailed analysis of Western binding techniques, distinguishing the carolingian, romanesque and gothic wooden-board bindings as the main typological entities; their structure and function is compared with those of contemporary limp bindings. The book is illustrated with over 200 drawings and photographs and contains a comprehensive bibliography.

Making Handmade Books

100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms

Author: Alisa J. Golden

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781600595875

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 8423


Offers instructions on folding, gluing, and sewing handmade books in a variety of shapes and styles.


A step-by-step guide

Author: Kathy Abbott

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847977847

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8432


The craft of bookbinding has a long history and tradition. It has developed through the ages and is now enjoying a period of renewed popularity and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or an established bookbinder wishing to refresh your memory, this practical book introduces the techniques with step-by-step instructions and photographs. It explains how to transform a few sheets of paper and some thread into a book to be proud of. For the more experienced, the author also covers how to work with leather to create classic, professional bindings.Topics covered include single-section bindings; paperback and hardback; multi-section bindings; full cloth case, photograph album, quarter leather binding with paper or cloth-covered sides, and wrap-around structure; containers; phase box, slipcase and portfolio case. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 colour photographs.

The Art and Craft of Handmade Books

Author: Shereen LaPlantz

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486800377

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 5452


Innovative approach to bookbinding explains techniques that elevate handmade books into extraordinary artworks. Simple, well-illustrated directions explain how to make pop-up panels, pages that "explode" from the spine, slipcases, and more.

Rare Book Collections

Some Theoretical and Practical Suggestions for Use by Librarians and Students

Author: Horace Richard Archer

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association


Category: Libraries

Page: 128

View: 1630