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Creative Bookbinding by Pauline Johnson


Creative Bookbinding by Pauline Johnson

A book bound by hand can be a work of art in a way that machine-bound books can never be. And in this comprehensive, profusely illustrated guide to hand bookbinding, a noted expert in the field explains the techniques needed to create your own choice specimens of the binder's art. Directed especially toward beginners, Creative Bookbinding shows how this ancient craft offers a satisfying hobby and rewarding aesthetic experience — even for those with little previous knowledge of the craft. 
Over 600 photographs and diagrams explain and clarify each step of each process, as well as depicting an abundance of beautiful bindings, both ancient and modern. With this book as a guide, bookbinders at all skill levels can strive to achieve similar magnificent results.

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications (June 1, 1990)
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.8 x 11 inches