A complete guide to designing and crafting hand-bound books, from the Center for Book Arts

Author: N.A

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1631596063

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Brought to you by the instructors at the Center for Book Arts, Bookforms is a comprehensive guide for making books by hand with a focus on functionality in design. Written by the experts at the Center for Book Arts in New York, Bookforms presents all the instruction you need to craft by hand a comprehensive array of historic bookbinding styles from all over the world. Bookforms traces the functional roots of each structure, explains their appropriateness for various uses, and provides projects for making an essential structure for each style of binding. Topics covered include: Why books work: General bookbinding principles for functionality and what we can learn from the past What you need to know for planning a special book or embarking on an edition How materials affect function Bookforms tackles a wide range of projects for all levels of bookbinders. You'll see everything from sewn and ticketed blank books and traditional western codex book forms, to scrapbooks and albums, Asian stab-sewn bindings, unusual structures, and aesthetics/embellishments. What better time to dive into this venerable and unique hobby than now?

Poetry and Pedagogy

The Challenge of the Contemporary

Author: J. Retallack,J. Spahr

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137114495

Category: Education

Page: 314

View: 7649


This anthology is a new reading of the contemporary poetries. The collection gathers together the work of a number of scholars, poets, and teachers on the challenges and productive possibilities that arise when teaching contemporary writing today.

Conserving, Preserving, and Restoring Your Heritage

A Professional's Advice

Author: Kennis Kim

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1770705635

Category: Reference

Page: 174

View: 3008


Here is all thats needed to determine what can be done to preserve precious articles for future generations. Topics include creating an accession list, the nature of conservation, restoration and preservation, and common threats such as light, humidity, insects, and rodents.

Boxes for the Protection of Books

Their Design and Construction

Author: Lage Carlson

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 0788170910

Category: Book boxes

Page: 224

View: 5202


A revised & updated version of the previous 1981 volume, Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books.Ó Designed to meet the needs of book conservators, museum technicians, & curators in libraries & archives who require a practical method for the construction of protective boxes, which provide a safe method for storing, handling, & transporting library materials. Protective boxing affords a non-invasive, cost effective, & archivally sound way of dealing with large numbers of items or entire collections. Covers: simple housings; phased boxes; portfolios; double-tray clam shell box; book box with portfolio smaller/larger than the book.

The Magnificent Book of Kites

Explorations in Design, Construction, Enjoyment & Flight

Author: Maxwell Eden

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402700941

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 464

View: 4296


Provides step-by-step instruction for designing a variety of kites, and offers tips on material selection and flying techniques.

Paper and Cardboard Construction

An Analysis of the Scope of Paper and Cardboard Construction for Primary Grades of Public Schools...Book Problems, Box Problems, Card Problems, Envelope Problems

Author: George Frederick Buxton,Fred Llewellyn Curran

Publisher: N.A


Category: Paper work

Page: 191

View: 2146