Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume 2

Publisher: Legacy Press

Year: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Dimensions: 7 x 10 inches

Pages: 454

ISBN: 9780979797484

This collection, published as a series of studies on the history of bookbinding, sets a high standard for interesting and groundbreaking scholarship in the history of the book. Extensively illustrated, with an additional DVD containing more text and images.

  • Cathleen A. Baker: Examination and Image-Capturing Techniques
  • Thomas E. Conroy: Binding at Midcentury: The Rivers of America Competition of 1946
  • Thomas E. Conroy: Bio-Bibliographical List of Individual Bookbinders (on DVD)
  • Jim Croft: Finding Suitable Wood for Book Boards and Related Considerations (also on DVD)
  • Julia Miller: Puzzle Me This: Early Binding Fragments in the Papyrology Collection of the University of Michigan Library (additional images on DVD)
  • Rosa Scobey Moore: Finding Identity on the Endpapers: Folk Traditions of Writing and Drawing in Books
  • Pamela J. Spitzmueller: A Visual Dictionary of Traditional Long- and Linkstitch Bookbinding Terminology

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