The Bookbinding Craft and Industry: An Outline of its History, Development and Technique, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Bookbinding Craft and Industry

An Outline of its History, Development and Technique, 1st Edition

By T. Harrison


182 pages

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Published in 1989, this book guides the reader through the intricacies of the bookbinding industry, including chpaters on the evolution of the book, sewing, end papers, and the preparation of miscellaneous work.

Table of Contents

1. The Evolution of the Book. 2. Folding. 3. Fathering, Collating, and Pulling. 4. Preparation of Miscellaneous Work. 5. Dry-Cleaning, Washing, and Mending. 6. Sewing. 7. End Papers. 8. Forwarding. 9. Forwarding: Cutting and Edge Decoration. 10. Covering. 11. Finishing: (I) Its Historical Development. 12. Finishing: (II) Book Decoration.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General