The Art of Bookbinding: The Classic Victorian Handbook (Dover Craft Books)

By: Zaehnsdorf, Joseph W.

Price: $11.95

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Book Condition: New


New paperback book copy of The Art of Bookbinding: The Classic Victorian Handbook by Joseph W. Zaehnsdorf. Dover (2007) unabridged republication of the revised and enlarged second edition of the work originally published in 1890 by George Bell and Sons, London. 224 pages. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. List price 10.95. Publisher description: Hobbyists can learn the art of bookbinding from a renowned Victorian master in a classic that offers expert, easy to follow advice on every stage of the craft. Over 117 woodcuts and lithographs from the original edition illustrate tools and equipment, as well as examples of exquisite binding inlays. The Art of Bookbinding preserves a precious legacy for binders, book art enthusiasts, and collectors.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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Hobbyists can learn the art of bookbinding from a renowned Victorian master in a classic that offers expert, easy-to-follow advice on every stage of the craft. The author, whose custom bookbinding has been revered since the nineteenth century, offers step-by-step instructions on every stage of the process: from folding the leaves and sewing them into signatures to gluing, gilding edges, covering, and finishing. Over 117 woodcuts and lithographs from the original edition illustrate tools and equipment, as well as examples of exquisite binding inlays.
A rare study of a centuries-old art form, The Art of Bookbinding preserves a precious legacy for binders, book art enthusiasts, and collectors. Among the most respected references available on the techniques of professional bookbinding, its contents capture the essence of superior book production and invoke a renewed appreciation for lasting, quality-made tomes.

Title: The Art of Bookbinding: The Classic Victorian Handbook (Dover Craft Books)

Author/Composer: Zaehnsdorf, Joseph W.

Categories: Books about Books,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2007-03-29

ISBN Number: 0486457338

ISBN Number 13: 9780486457338

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 012435

Keywords: Bookbinding, Joseph Zaehnsdorf, Dover Books, 0486457338, 9780486457338,