SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 1: Miller, Julia (editor) SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 1: Miller, Julia (editor) SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 1: Miller, Julia (editor) SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 1: Miller, Julia (editor)

SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 1

Miller, Julia (editor)

Published by Legacy Press, Ann Arbor, 2013
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large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 534 pages. Nine authors writing on nine topics. This collection of essays, published as the first volume of a series of studies on the history of bookbinding, sets a high standard for interesting and groundbreaking scholarship in the history of the book. Fully illustrated in color, with additional images on accompanying DVD. The essays included are: Evyn Kropf - Historical Repair, Recycling, and Recovering Phenomena in the Islamic Bindings of the University of Michigan Library: Exploring the Codicological Evidence Sylvie L. Merian - Protection against the Evil Eye? Votive Offerings on Armenian Manuscript Bindings Consuela G. Metzger - Colonial Blankbooks in the Winterthur Library Robert J. Milevski - A Primer on Signed Bindings Julia Miller - Not Just Another Beautiful Book: A Typology of American Scaleboard Bindings Jeffrey S. Peachey - Beating, Rolling, and Pressing: The Compression of Signatures in Bookbinding Prior to Sewing Martha E. Romero - European Influence in the Binding of Mexican Printed Books of the Sixteenth Century Jennifer W. Rosner - Papier-Mâché Bindings: "Shining in Black and Gorgeous with Peal and Gold" John Townsend - The 1715 Mohawk Prayer Book: A Study of Six Copies in Colonial American Scaleboard Bindings. Bookseller Inventory # 116163

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Title: SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF ...

Publisher: Legacy Press, Ann Arbor

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: cloth, dust jacket

Illustrator: Bookbinding

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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