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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. 400 pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece, 8 pages of colored plates, 185 black-and-white illustrations, glossary and index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt-titled spine, dust jacket in archival mylar, marker ribbon; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear to jacket. Muir Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. Fine. This is comprehensive handbook covers every aspect of the craft, from simple bindings and repairs to full leather bindings, gold tooled, and such highly advanced techniques as leather inlays and outays. Its detailed instructions and full explanations make it an invaluable guide for amateurs and professionals alike. Over 100 diagrams and more than 60 photographs, color and black and white, illustrate the progressive stages of the craft and provide examples of contemporary fine bindings by eminent and up and coming bookbinders.
Title: The Craft of Bookbinding: A Practical Handbook.
Categories: Book Binding,
Edition: First American Edition.
Publisher: New York, etc.:, Pitman Publishing Corporation,: 1975
Book Condition: Collectible: Like New
Jacket Condition: Like New
Item: 0.00 Item
Seller ID: SFK418-015
Keywords: Eric Burdett, The Craft of Bookbinding A Practical Handbook,