Fine bookbinding : a technical guide / Jen Lindsay

Type
Book
Authors
Lindsay ( Jen )
 
ISBN 13
9781584562689 
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Publication Year
2009 
Publisher
Oak Knoll Press, United States 
Pages
215 pages 
Subject
Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 
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Abstract
The purpose of this book is to guide you through each stage of making a book bound in leather, a 'fine binding' : a book fully covered in leather with leather-jointed endpapers, gilt edges and leather doublures. 
Description
Preliminary work -- making the leather-jointed endpapers -- edge treatment -- preparing for sewing and sewing the text-block -- rounding and backing -- preparing the book boards -- lacing on the book boards -- sewing the end bands (headband and tailband) -- spine linings -- setting the slips (tapes) -- covering -- putting down leather-jointed endpapers -- preparing the ground for doublures -- preparing and putting in leather doublures -- how to prepare flour paste -- how to prepare wheat starch paste -- how to appraise your work -- suppliers of materials. 
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