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Bookbinding for Book Artists

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Bookbinding for Book Artists presents a simple approach to binding a book in cloth or leather. It eliminates the skill required to pare leather or to sew endbands.

Household tools are substituted for traditional binding equipment. Instructions for making a simple book press are included.

Three bindings are described in detail:

* Pamphlet Binding with Boards gives a substantia...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published 2004 by Keith a Smith Books (first published June 1st 1998)
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Eugene Kravtsov
Good instruction on how to make several types of glued/pasted book bindings (Keith A. Smith, the author, has also few books on non-adhesive binding). This publication gives introduction on book structure, history of book-binding, and general principles of binding craft, before delving into specifics of each particular type of binding. It is well structured, there is no redundancy, and if anything was covered elsewhere, it gives clear indication of which section to read to accomplish a particular...more
Wendy
My favorite book arts how-to book. "Book arts with simple kitchen utensils." Just my speed. I love it.
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