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Bookbinding - A Step-by-Step Guide
Bookbinding – A Step-by-Step Guide


 
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By Kathy Abbott

Published by The Crowood Press

We are very pleased to bring you this eagerly awaited manual on bookbinding. We believe that 'Bookbinding A Step-by-Step Guide' will become one of the definitive instruction manuals to the craft.

The craft of bookbinding has a long history steeped in beauty 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. Written by distinguished bookbinder and teacher, Kathy Abbott, it explains how to transform a few sheets of paper and some thread into a book to be proud of. For the more experienced, Kathy 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

Hardback, 160 pages, 270mm x 221mm, 300 photographs

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December 5, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from CORNWALL United Kingdom  
Very useful reference book. Good condition and speedily dispatched.

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