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by Arthur W. Johnson

Pp. 224; 270 illustrations (12 in color). Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt symbol on the front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. The illustrations show the tools, material and processes and step-by-step line drawings of bookbinding. In addition, there are striking examples of binder's art both historic and modern. This is the scarce first edition in the original cloth binding with dust jacket. No ownership marks.
Download Manual of Bookbinding (The Thames and Hudson manuals) epub
ISBN: 0500670110
ISBN13: 978-0500670118
Category: Home
Subcategory: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Arthur W. Johnson
Language: English
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd; First Edition edition (February 27, 1978)
Pages: 224 pages
ePUB size: 1811 kb
FB2 size: 1180 kb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 433
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This book definitely is not for a beginning bookbinder. It is, however, a superb reference book. It discusses, in detail, a vast number of topics -- some not discussed by many other books on the subject -- in a very readable style. This is one of the most useful, and most referred to, books on bookbinding that I own.
Very good book on book binding
Very clear and concise. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn the art and science of bookbinding.
I chose this rating because I'd seen this book before and had a glance through it. There were many useful things in this book that I wanted to spend more time reading about. I also wanted it as a reference book for aspects of bookbinding I was self learning. This is a really well written book.
Good book Seller. Book as described, well pack fast shipping. Highly Reccomended. Rated 5 Stars
great book!
As described and quick shipping.
I bought this among others for my daughter. She decided that she wanted to get into bookbinding. During the summer, she worked at one of the big libraries in Philadelphis, PA doing for some hands-on learning. Now she is at the MIT library in Cambridge, MA doing the same thing. Nothing like the good old books.
This book describes in clear detail how to properly bind a book for maximum durability. It includes details on case bindings (the easiest and weakest), library bindings (one of the strongest), flexible and sunk-cord bindings (traditional), and limp bindings. Although the author makes much about having the right tools, his descriptions are clear enough that one can improvise. With this book, I was able to make a book from paper, boards, and leather that came out quite well on my first try.