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Author Middleton, Bernard C., 1924-
Title A history of English craft bookbinding technique / Bernard C. Middleton ; foreword by Howard M. Nixon.
Publication Info. New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; London : British Library, 2000.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 11  686 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition Fourth revised edition.
Description xiii, 372 pages, 14 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Material of leaves and folding -- Beating and pressing -- Sewing -- Endpapers -- Gluing the spine -- Rounding and backing -- Boards and their attachment -- Edge-trimming and decoration -- Headbands -- Back linings -- Covering -- Finishing -- Siding and pasting down -- Book repairs and restoration -- Equipment -- Appendices. The London bookbinding trade c. 1800 ; Working conditions and hours ; The growth of fine and wholesale binderies ; Specialization in book-edge gilding ; The arts and crafts movement and its influence on bookbinding methods and styles ; Investigation into the causes and prevention of leather decay -- Summary -- Supplement : the evolution of English craft bookbinding since 1945.
Subject Bookbinding -- England -- History.
Genre or Form History.
Added Author Nixon, Howard M., author of foreword.
ISBN 1884718280 (Oak knoll Press)
9781884718281 (Oak knoll Press)
0712345191 (British Library)
9780712345194 (British Library)
Standard No. 9781884718281