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Published by Hafner in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statement(by) Bernard C. Middleton.
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Open LibraryOL19765417M

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A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique. Middleton, Bernard C. New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, (). 8vo. Blue cloth binding. But for a few minor flaws this book and it's dust jacket are in fine condition. Tight, clean, barely read. 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 . Foreword by Howard M. Nixon. S-K Second, supplemented edition. 11 full-page plates including a full color frontispiece showing 12 different kinds of decorated papers. An excellent book of technique. Ownership inscription in pencil. A HISTORY OF ENGLISH CRAFT BOOKBINDING TECHNIQUE. Foreword by Howard M. Nixon. New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, (but ). x 9 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. pages followed by 14 plates. Foreword by Howard M. Nixon.

  Henry Hébert, author of the Work of the Hand blog wrote a fantastic summary of Oak Knoll's publication, A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique by Bernard C. Middleton. He provides brief descriptions of the chapters and includes some of his favorite images from the book. Thanks so much for mentioning our book, Henry! Click. A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique Hardcover – 1 Nov. by Bernard C. Middleton (Author)5/5(3). Middleton, Bernard – A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique, , Oak Knoll Press (USA), ISBN Middleton, Bernard – The Restoration of Leather Bindings, 4th Revised and Expanded Edition, , Oak Knoll Press (USA), ISBN A revised Supplement traces the evolution of English craft bookbinding since , and for the first time the index, amended for this edition by Dr. Marianne Tidcombe, is comprehensive. This is a definitive study that belongs on the reference shelf of every bibliophile, librarian, book conservator, collector and binder interested in the book arts.

History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique by Bernard C. Middleton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Totally different sections speak concerning the specialization in book-edge gilding, the Arts & Crafts movement's have an effect on on bookbinding varieties, and the causes and prevention of leather-based-based mostly decay. This book is an excellent background for these inside the English technique. Illustrated with plates. Middleton, Bernard C. A HISTORY OF ENGLISH CRAFT BOOKBINDING TECHNIQUE. NY: Hafner, 1st edition. pp. An excellent history and discussion, with illustrations of techniques and finished work. Near fine in dust jacket. History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique. by Bernard C. Middleton. , pp. Middleton’s updated version of his classic volume will prove invaluable to bookbinders and students of the craft, as well as book and paper conservators.