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Bookbinding: A Step-by-step Guide

£19.00

Bookbinding: A Step-by-step Guide
Kathy Abbott

The Crowood Press
160 pages
260mm x 215mm
Format: Hardback
2010

£20

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 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