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Bookbinding in a Modern World

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of spending a few hours with Dave Allen, a local bookbinder. We talk and write a lot around here about rare books, antiquarian books, collectible books, and first edition books, so it was a real treat to go and learn a bit about their creation, restoration and […]

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Story Laboratory book-making workshop at AbeBooks HQ on Feb 23

AbeBooks will be hosting a Story Laboratory book-making session this weekend at its head office in Victoria, BC, Canada. If you have a child, and live in the Victoria area feel free to sign them up and come on down. Story Laboratory is free for children of all ages (though aimed at 3-12 year olds). […]

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Pop-up bookmaking

Make your own pop-up book – instructions from Horatia Harrod in the Daily Telegraph.

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Holiday Preparation

The holiday season is upon us weather you are ready or not and I don’t just mean the “C” word, there’s Halloween and Thanksgiving for our American readers. To help you get ready for all of the parties and hordes of guests we’ve put together a special section of craft and cooking books to help […]

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