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Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
By Brand: Quarry Books
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mpn: 9781592534555, ean: 9781592534555, isbn: 1592534554,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Binding, folding, and decorating techniques to create beautiful artists’ books and more From heirloom memories to unique journals, albums, and altered books—or simple tag books for your kids—Bookcraft contains all the skills you will ever need. Books are a central part of life, and have been with us for around 2,000 years. Although most books we use are produced commercially, many of us are drawn to the book form in its various guises, and are interested in exploring how to make books of


Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
By Quarry Books
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mpn: 154257, ean: 9781592535248, isbn: 1592535240,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Re-Bound is a beautiful book on bookbinding with a fun green twist-all the projects use recycled and upcycled materials. This book shows you how to take everyday materials from around the house, flea markets, thrift stores, and hardware stores and turn them into clever and eye-catching hand-made books.Quarry.


Bookbinding: The Classic Arts and Crafts Manual
Bookbinding: The Classic Arts and Crafts Manual
By Dover Publications
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780486440392, isbn: 0486440397,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
One of the principal texts of the Arts and Crafts movement in England, this classic work brought a resurgence of life and vigor to the ancient craft of binding books by hand. Its fame and usefulness has endured for more than a century, as evidenced by the many contemporary bookbinders and libraries who consider it to be the clearest and most valuable exposition of the technique of hand bookbinding in English.The text concisely covering virtually every aspect of the craft — from folding and


A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique
A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique
By Oak Knoll Press
SKU: #1005-WS0701-A03010-1884718280
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sku: 1005-WS0701-A03010-1884718280, ean: 9781884718281, isbn: 1884718280,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Fourth edition. This is a classic reference work about decorative and commercial English bookbinding techniques written by one of the foremost experts on bookbinding. Each chapter covers various aspects of bookbinding techniques as well as historical information. Each of the chapters describes the 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,


Early Lithographed Books: A Study of the Design and Production of Improper Books in the Age of the Hand Press
Early Lithographed Books: A Study of the Design and Production of Improper Books in the Age of the Hand Press
By Bookpress Ltd
SKU: #VI-1850830177
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sku: VI-1850830177, ean: 9781850830177, isbn: 1850830177,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
First edition, this being one of 50 numbered copies bound thus and containing a special limitation page. Includes chapters on lithographic incunables, military manuals, the lithographic publications of Sir Thomas Phillipps, books on accounting, and books with pictures. Well-illustrated. 374 pages. quarter blue calf stamped in gilt, marbled paper covered boards, vellum tips, top edge gilt by A.W. Lumsden - Edinburgh .. small 4to...


American Girls Handy Book: How to Amuse Yourself and Others (Nonpareil Books)
American Girls Handy Book: How to Amuse Yourself and Others (Nonpareil Books)
By David R. Godine
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mpn: FBA-|302749, ean: 9780879236663, isbn: 0879236663,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
If Tom Sawyer had been a girl, Aunt Polly would certainly have seen to it that she had a copy of this book and with a heartfelt blessing. Its a magical cornucopia of projects, devices, toys, gifts, dolls, recipes, decorations, perfumes, wax and clay modelling, oil and water-color painting and games, all with clear and practical directions for how to make and play them. Vintage Americana by the Beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the United States. ''In the Beard sisters'


How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a One-of-a-Kind Book
How to Make Books: Fold, Cut & Stitch Your Way to a One-of-a-Kind Book
By Potter Craft
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mpn: 0307353362, ean: 9780307353368, isbn: 9780307353368,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
From zines you can fold in a minute to luxurious leather journals and sumptuous sketchbooks, How to Make Books will walk you through the easy basics of bookmaking. Whether you’re a writer, a scrapbooker, a political activist, or a postcard collector, let book artist Esther K. Smith be your guide as you discover your inner bookbinder. Using foolproof illustrations and step-by-step instructions, Smith reveals her time-tested techniques in a fun, easy-to-understand way.WG35336-8. 9780307353368.


Books Will Speak Plain: A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings
Books Will Speak Plain: A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings
By The Legacy Press
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ean: 9780979797477, isbn: 0979797470,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Based in part on materials in the William L. Clements Library..


The Craft of Bookbinding
The Craft of Bookbinding
By Dover Publications
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mpn: 254ill.ch.1tab., ean: 9780486278520, isbn: 0486278522,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Most book lovers are familiar with the frustration of having a treasured book fall apart from age or use or both. Now the solution is at hand in this modestly priced, step-by-step guide to the craft of hand bookbinding. With this book, you'll learn how to restore not only ailing hardcovers, but paperbacks, periodicals, and other materials as well.Profusely illustrated with over 250 photos and drawings by the author, the clear, concise text gives details of book sewing of all types — antique,


Decoupage: A Practical Guide
By Cassell Illustrated
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ean: 9780304343492, isbn: 0304343498,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A guide to the decorative art form of decoupage - the art of decorating objects with paper patterns and pictures. Appropriate techniques for different surfaces are explained in detail. The book is intended for beginners and those with some experience of the craft..


Expressive Handmade Books
Expressive Handmade Books
By Brand: Sterling
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ean: 9781402720512, isbn: 1402720513,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
An increasingly popular craft trend receives awe-inspiring treatment by a major artist. Alisa Golden (Creating Handmade Books) has created a spectacular guide sure to enlighten both beginners and more advanced students. She provides invaluable instruction on structure--which is where newcomers will focus their energies first--as well as design and content, for those who already have some experience. From measuring and scoring to folding and cutting, from tools for bookbinding to useful media


Bookbinding: A Comprehensive Guide to Folding, Sewing, & Binding
Bookbinding: A Comprehensive Guide to Folding, Sewing, & Binding
By Princeton Architectural Press
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ean: 9781616896577, isbn: 1616896574,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
At 420 pages, this comprehensive reference guide explores bookbinding techniques in start-to-finish detail, explaining all possible options in clear illustrations and easy-to-follow text, making it easy for artists and designers to compare and choose among them. From types of paper to folding methods, to all of the available paperback and hardcover bindings, to finishing techniques and case studies by contemporary designers, Bookbinding is truly the must-have book for professional designers and


The Book in Japan: A Cultural History from the Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century
The Book in Japan: A Cultural History from the Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century
By Brand: University of Hawaii Press
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ean: 9780824823375, isbn: 0824823370,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
New in paperback.Of related interest:A History of Writing in Japan, by Christopher SeeleyUsed Book in Good Condition.


Making Books: A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books
Making Books: A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books
By Princeton Architectural Press
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ean: 9781616896317, isbn: 1616896310,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
From the London Centre for Books Arts, the internationally recognized, artistrun, open-access studio at the forefront of the book-craft community, comes this definitive manual for creating hand-bound books. Making Books: A Guide to Creating Handcrafted Books offers beginners and advanced artists alike a comprehensive overview of the tools, principles, and techniques used in hand bookbinding. Through hundreds of vibrant photographs and clear illustrations showing step-by-step instructions,


Giftwrapped: Practical and Inventive Ideas for All Occasions and Celebrations
Giftwrapped: Practical and Inventive Ideas for All Occasions and Celebrations
By imusti
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ean: 9781909342569, isbn: 1909342564,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
In this digital age, anything tangible somehow feels more significant or appreciated, and nowhere is that more evident than in the world of paper and giftwrapping. Wherever you look, blogs or magazines offer ideas for enhancing a humble gift by embellishing it with vintage or reused materials. Giftwrapped builds on this trend, but takes it to a new and much more luxurious level while still keeping it real. â??Gift Wrap Guruâ?? Jane Means, who wraps for the stars, royalty and high-end


The Ultimate Marbling Handbook: A Guide to Basic and Advanced Techniques for Marbling Paper and Fabric (Watson-Guptill Crafts)
The Ultimate Marbling Handbook: A Guide to Basic and Advanced Techniques for Marbling Paper and Fabric (Watson-Guptill Crafts)
By Potter Craft
SKU: #GD-060-25-1672801
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sku: GD-060-25-1672801, ean: 9780823055753, isbn: 0823055752,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
This handbook offers a complete guide to methods, styles and levels of marbling. Beginner marblers will appreciate the step-by-step instruction, intermediate marblers can use the troubleshooting guide to solve problems, and advanced marblers will find ideas and techniques from around the world..


The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time
The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time
By W W Norton Company
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mpn: 9780393244793, ean: 9780393244793, isbn: 9780393244793,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
“Everybody who has ever read a book will benefit from the way Keith Houston explores the most powerful object of our time. And everybody who has read it will agree that reports of the book’s death have been greatly exaggerated.”―Erik Spiekermann, typographerWe may love books, but do we know what lies behind them? In The Book, Keith Houston reveals that the paper, ink, thread, glue, and board from which a book is made tell as rich a story as the words on its pages―of civilizations,


Artists and Their Books / Books and Their Artists
Artists and Their Books / Books and Their Artists
By Getty Research Institute
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mpn: 9781606065730, ean: 9781606065730, isbn: 1606065734,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
This stunning volume illuminates the current moment of artists’ engagement with books, revealing them as an essential medium in contemporary art. Ever innovative and predictably diverse in their physical formats, artists’ books occupy a creative space between the familiar four-cornered object and challenging works of art that effectively question every preconception of what a book can be. Many artists specialize in producing self-contained art projects in the form of books, like Ken


Magic Books & Paper Toys: Flip Books, E-Z Pop-Ups & Other Paper Playthings to Amaze & Delight
Magic Books & Paper Toys: Flip Books, E-Z Pop-Ups & Other Paper Playthings to Amaze & Delight
By Smith, Esther K.
SKU: #GOOD-EARTH-04851
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sku: GOOD-EARTH-04851, mpn: 9780307407092, ean: 9780307407092, isbn: 0307407098,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Everyone loves a good book, but what’s better than one you’ve made by hand? And not just any straightforward book, but simple pop-up books, flip books, magic pamphlets, pop-up maps, and accordions! Esther K. Smith, author of How to Make Books, unlocks the secrets of making tricky book forms even if you’ve never worked with paper before.While some of these 25 projects can be made by kids with a little help from mom or dad, all are designed with the adult in mind—the adult who’s a kid





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