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Smith, Keith A. and Fred A. Jordan

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ISBN 10: 0963768255 / ISBN 13: 9780963768254
Published by Keith Smith Books, Rochester (NY), 2011
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8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 415+(1) pages. Book No. 181. First edition, later printing. Part of the Sewn and Pasted, Cloth or Leather series. The sixth book on book design and bookbinding from the book artist K.A. Smith, with the assistance of the binder and teacher F.A. Jordan, covers the making of books from the selection of paper from the standpoint of binding requirements up to and including finishing. Three bindings suitable for nonprofessional (but not unskilled!) binders are emphasized: pamphlet binding in boards, flat back (cased) binding, and tight back (rounded and backed) quarter leather. There are many photographic illustrations and clear drawings of structures, materials, processes and finished products. With notes, a glossary, indexes and a list of paper and leather suppliers. Bookseller Inventory # 53429

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Publisher: Keith Smith Books, Rochester (NY)

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: sewn, stiff paper wrappers

Illustrator: Bookbinding

Edition: 1st Edition

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This very important book: Bookbinding for Book Artists is a gem for book lovers. Bookbinding f\for Book Artists presents a simple approach to binding a boo kin cloth or leather. It eliminates the skill required to pare leather or to sew endbands by hand. Three binding are described in detail: Pamphlet Binding with Boards; Flat Back, and Tight Back is presented as a leather bound book"

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Oak Knoll sells, publishes and distributes books in the fields of: Bibliography, Book Collecting, Book Arts, Books about Children's Books, Book History, Bookplates, Book Trade, Forgery, Censorship, Libraries, Publishing, Bookbinding, Book Design, Book Illustration and Graphic Arts, Marbling, Color Printing, Printing and Printing History, Papermaking and Paper Specimens, Typography and Typeface Specimens, Private Press Books and Fine Printing. Oak Knoll Books (Cedar Lane Inc dba Oak Knoll Books) 310 Delaware St New Castle DE 19720 302-328-7232 Robert D. Fleck Oak Knoll is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and thus affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. These organizations stand for professionalism in the world of books so look for these logos when buying books.

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