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Japanese Bookbinding

Japanese Bookbinding

by Ikegami- Kojiro

Kojiro Ikegami, third generation in a line of professional bookbinders, is one of the few full-time practitioners of the craft in Japan. He has repaired innumerable antiquarian books, many designated as national treasures or important cultural properties, at his workshop in the Tokyo National Museum. In 1979 he received a distinguished government award—the Sixth Class Order of the Rising Sun—for his contribution to the conservation of significant books in Japan's history. Recently retired, he... Read more about this item
Basic Bookbinding

Basic Bookbinding

by A W Lewis

London Book Binders 1780-1840

London Book Binders 1780-1840

by Charles Ramsden

Hand Bookbinding

Hand Bookbinding

by Aldren A Watson

Hand Bookbinding

Hand Bookbinding

by Aldren a Watson

Bookbinding

Bookbinding

by Edith Diehl

Great Prints & Printmakers

Great Prints & Printmakers

by Herman J Wechsler

Zaehnsdorfs

Zaehnsdorfs

by Frank Broomhead

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding

by Alastair and De Bartha, Georges Duncan

Bookbinding In Early America

Bookbinding In Early America

by Hannah D French

Bookbinding Made Easy

Bookbinding Made Easy

by Lee M Klinefelter

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Hand Bookbinding

by Rh Value Publishing

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Headbands, How To Work Them

by Jane and Jenny Hille Greenfield

Paper Arts Books & Ephemera

Bookbinding

Bookbinding

by Diehl, Edith

EINBANDKUNST '82, GEMEINSCHAFTSSCHAU AUF DER FRANKFURTER BUCHMESSE 198 2

EINBANDKUNST '82, GEMEINSCHAFTSSCHAU AUF DER FRANKFURTER BUCHMESSE 198 2

Hamburg: Ludwig Schultheis Verlag, 1982. stiff paper wrappers. Bookbinding. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 79+(1) pages. The best of German bookbinding including both hand-binding and machine binding.
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$31.00
MAKING PAPER, A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THE MANUFACTURE OF PULP AND PAPER COMPILED FROM LECTURES TO THE CROWN WILLAMETTE PAPER SCHOOL

MAKING PAPER, A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THE MANUFACTURE OF PULP AND PAPER COMPILED FROM LECTURES TO THE CROWN WILLAMETTE PAPER SCHOOL

by Natwick, A.G., E.H. Nunn, M.K. Rawlings. (editors)

San Francisco: Crown Zellerbach Corp, 1939. cloth. Papermaking. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 519 pages. First edition. Boards lightly soiled and rubbed. Ownership markings on front pastedown and front free endpaper. Else a fine copy. Thirty-nine separate lectures reprinted. Illustrated and with many charts, graphs and foldout plates. A very scarce book. Contains an interesting article titled Evolution of the Paper Machine, by E. W. G. Cooper.
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$40.00
DEMONSTRATIONS OF TYPE AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY LETTERPRESS LITHOGRAPHY AND SHEET-FED GRAVURE ON FINE TEXT PAPERS

DEMONSTRATIONS OF TYPE AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY LETTERPRESS LITHOGRAPHY AND SHEET-FED GRAVURE ON FINE TEXT PAPERS

New York: Canfield Paper Co, n.d.. half- cloth over patterned boards. Paper Specimens. 8vo. half- cloth over patterned boards. Just the book of text without the separately issued specimens.Loosely inserted in a commorative bookplate of William Sihler.
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$17.00
BREVE FRA EN BOGELSKER

BREVE FRA EN BOGELSKER

by Elberling, Carl

Hellerup: Rosenkilde og Bagger, 1985. stiff paper wrappers, slipcase. Bagger, Hans. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, slipcase. 250, (4) pages. Carl Elberling's classic volume, "Letters from a Book-Lover," is reprinted here in celebration of Hans Bagger's 60th birthday. Bagger was a Danish bookseller and president of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. Elberling's eight letters are thoroughly illustrated in black-and-white and include many pictures of bookbindings. Besides the new... Read more about this item
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$38.00
PRESERVATION: YOUR RESPONSIBILITY

PRESERVATION: YOUR RESPONSIBILITY

by Greenfield, Jane and Gay Walker (editors)

New Haven, CT: Yale University Library, 1982. stiff paper wrappers. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 59+(1) pages. This pamphlet describes the forces that threaten library collections and is designed to serve as an introduction to conservation techniques such as improving storage conditions, preserving deteriorated books, problems, etc.
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$17.00
RITTENHOUSE MILL AND THE BEGINNINGS OF PAPERMAKING IN AMERICA.|THE

RITTENHOUSE MILL AND THE BEGINNINGS OF PAPERMAKING IN AMERICA.|THE

by Green, James

Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1990. stiff paper wrappers. Papermaking. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. First edition. The Rittenhouse family and papermill are described in this brief history of America's oldest papermill. Illustrated.
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$12.00
TWO HUNDRED EXTRAORDINARILY IMPORTANT BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS

TWO HUNDRED EXTRAORDINARILY IMPORTANT BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS

London: G. Michelmore, n.d.. rebound in cloth with paper spine label. Bookbinding. 4to. rebound in cloth with paper spine label. 162 pages. A magnificent catalogue filled with illustrations including foldout plates. Many bindings are described and illustrated. Lacks original covers.
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$69.00
Sea Foam Bond (paper sample book)

Sea Foam Bond (paper sample book)

by [paper sample book]

New York: Whitaker Paper Co. , ca. 1960. Wraps. Very good. 6 x 9 inches. Sample books are in Very Good condition with light general rubbing and wear, occasional age toning or soil. Please refer to photos for more detail.
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$15.00
JAPANESE PAPERMAKING

JAPANESE PAPERMAKING

by Barrett, Timothy

New York: Weatherhill, 1983. 317p, 10 1/4" x 7 1/4", cloth, illus., vg+ in dj. 1st edition. Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index.
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$63.25
FROM EBRU TO MARBLED PAPER / VOM EBRU ZUM MARMORPAPIER

FROM EBRU TO MARBLED PAPER / VOM EBRU ZUM MARMORPAPIER

by Sönmez, Nedim

Tübingen: Jäckle-Sönmez, 1995. full leather boards, cloth clamshell. Marbling. 4to. full leather boards, cloth clamshell. (vii), 47 pages. Limited to an edition of 250, this is one of a few copies saved for binders. This copy has been bound in full white calf skin using French technic binding of laced-in boards. The calf skin boards represent the white sheet of a marbled paper and onlays with grey buffalo inspired by the shapes of traditional marbled paper. Embroidered silk end bands. Edge to edge... Read more about this item
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$7,475.00
GATHERINGS IN HONOR OF DOROTHY E. MINER

GATHERINGS IN HONOR OF DOROTHY E. MINER

by McCracken, Ursula E., et al (editors)

Baltimore: The Walters Art Gallery, 1974. cloth. Miner, Dorothy E.. 4to. cloth. xviii, 353, (3) pages. With a bibliography of Miner's writings and contributions by such noted scholars as John Plummer, Francis Wormald, Kurt Weitzmann, Frederick Goff and Howard Nixon. Illustrated. Covers rubbed and spine is very faded.
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$42.00
FIRST DECADE, CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS, AN EXHIBITION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY SEPTEMBER 7 - NOVEMBER 29, 1984.|THE

FIRST DECADE, CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS, AN EXHIBITION AT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY SEPTEMBER 7 - NOVEMBER 29, 1984.|THE

New York: Center for Book Arts, 1984. stiff paper wrappers with illustration on front cover. Center for Book Arts. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with illustration on front cover. 56 pages. An exhibition held at the New York Public Library from September 7 to November 29, 1994 celebrated the first ten years of the Center's existence. Including 132 works by 112 artists, it was not intended as a retrospective, but rather as an overview of traditional book forms, paper arts, bookbinding and art works based on,... Read more about this item
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$15.00
CANADIAN COLLECTION OF HUNGARICA.|A

CANADIAN COLLECTION OF HUNGARICA.|A

by Horvath, J. Eugene

Vancouver, 2001. wrappers. Hungary. 4to. wrappers. vi,356; viii,159 pages. 2 volumes. A Canadian collection of Hungarian items. Volume one covers books from 1494-1819 and lists 266 items, with black-and-white illustrations, a bibliography and indices. Volume two covers maps and city views from 1493-1817, and lists 145 items with black-and-white illustrations, a bibliography and an index.
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$144.00
DIRECTORY OF THE BOOK AND PRINTING INDUSTRIES IN ANTE-BELLUM NASHVILLE

DIRECTORY OF THE BOOK AND PRINTING INDUSTRIES IN ANTE-BELLUM NASHVILLE

by Kaser, David

New York: New York Public Library, 1966. stiff paper wrappers. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 59 pages. First separate edition.
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$12.00
FINE BINDINGS BY J. FRANKLIN MOWERY

FINE BINDINGS BY J. FRANKLIN MOWERY

N.P.: n.p., n.d.. stiff paper wrappers. Bookbinding. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Introductory comment by Mowery, chronology of Mowery's career. 14 black and white illustrations with descriptive text.
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$23.00
The Library of Jean Grolier

The Library of Jean Grolier

by Austin, Gabriel

New York: The Grolier Club, 1971 4to (28.5 cm), frontispiece printed in color, viii, 137 pp, [9] ff of plates. Publisher's blue and tan cloth, teg. A preliminary catalogue of Jean Grolier' library with an introductory study "Jean Grolier and the Renaissance" by Colin Eisler.
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$62.72
EXHIBITION OF THE ART OF BIBLIOPHILE BINDING AT ITS MOST SPECTACULAR: TINI MIURA.|AN

EXHIBITION OF THE ART OF BIBLIOPHILE BINDING AT ITS MOST SPECTACULAR: TINI MIURA.|AN

(Boston: Boston Public Library, 1987. self paper wrappers. Bookbinding. 4to. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. 1987 exhibition of Miura's bookbindings at the Boston Public Library. Color illustrations throughout. Biographical sketch of Miura. Fine condition.
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$23.00
MARBLING ON PAPER USING OIL PAINTS

MARBLING ON PAPER USING OIL PAINTS

by Chambers, Anne

(Turnbridge Wells, Kent, England): Search Press, 1992. stiff paper wrappers. Marbling. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 64 pages. Table of contents, introduction, index. A guide to marbling techniques. Color and black and white illustrations.
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$23.00
PULP, PAPER AND HISTORY ... THE GLATFELTER STORY

PULP, PAPER AND HISTORY ... THE GLATFELTER STORY

Spring Grove, PA: The Glatfelter Co, 1962. spiral bound. Papermaking. small 4to. spiral bound. (22) pages. Illustrated.
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$12.00
BOOKS ON PRINTERS AND PRINTING, BIBLIOGRAPHY, MANUSCRIPTS, BOOKBINDING WITH AN APPENDIX OF BEAUTIFUL BOOKS FROM FAMOUS MODERN PRESSES

BOOKS ON PRINTERS AND PRINTING, BIBLIOGRAPHY, MANUSCRIPTS, BOOKBINDING WITH AN APPENDIX OF BEAUTIFUL BOOKS FROM FAMOUS MODERN PRESSES

by 478

London: Maggs Bros, 1926. stiff paper wrappers. Maggs. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 284 pages. Catalogue 478. 1669 items listed. Covers soiled and small hole along back hinge. Ownership inscription in pencil and pen.
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$23.00
Advertisers Casein Coated Ceramicoat (paper sample book)

Advertisers Casein Coated Ceramicoat (paper sample book)

by [paper sample book]

New York: Advertisers Paper Corp., 1960. Wraps. Very good. 5.25 x 8 inches. For offset, letterpress, varnish, metallic inks. Sample books are in Very Good condition with light general rubbing and wear, occasional age toning or soil. Please refer to photos for more detail.
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$8.00
VON ZWEI ALTEN PAPIERMACHERWANDERBUCHERN

VON ZWEI ALTEN PAPIERMACHERWANDERBUCHERN

by Tschudin, W.F

1960. paper wrappers. Papermaking. small 4to. paper wrappers. 19 pages. Offprint from der Textil-Rundschau, Heft 12, 1960. Illustrated. Bookplate of Fred Siegenthaler on inside front wrapper.
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$19.00
The Bird & Bull Pepper Pot. Ingredients, Choice Bits of Uncommon  Papermaking Publishing and Printing History Simmered in a Tasty Broth of  Poetry, Current Events and Amusing Anecdotes.  Lightly Seasoned with a  Dash of Obscenity, and with Selected Portions of Tripe Added as in the Old  Original Recipe. [with a note on colophon from Morris]

The Bird & Bull Pepper Pot. Ingredients, Choice Bits of Uncommon Papermaking Publishing and Printing History Simmered in a Tasty Broth of Poetry, Current Events and Amusing Anecdotes. Lightly Seasoned with a Dash of Obscenity, and with Selected Portions of Tripe Added as in the Old Original Recipe. [with a note on colophon from Morris]

by Morris, Henry

North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press. Fine. 1977. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Number 227 of 250 copies. Also a note from Henry Morris to collector John Urabec, M. D., "John - this copy picked at random - not #22, but has 22 in it - , Henry 10/3/77." 86 pp.; 4to., quarter light brown Oasis leather spine lettered in gilt, green pastepaper-covered boards. Printed by hand by Morris on dampened handmade Bird & Bull paper. Seven articles including an autobiographical sketch and the first... Read more about this item
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$200.00
Papercrafts

Papercrafts

by Hetzer, Linda

United Kingdom: Macdonald. Very Good. 1980. Hardcover. 0356062376 . A Very Good hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in clean, lightly shelf-worn illustrated boards, rubbed to spine ends and corners. Small ding to front board. No writing or stamps, clean pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Color Photographs; 4 pages .
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$8.92
Bookbinding: its Background and Technique

Bookbinding: its Background and Technique

by DIEHL, Edith

New York: Rinehard & Co, 1946. First Edition. First printing, with Rinehart device present on verso of each title page. Two volumes in publisher's card slipcase; octavo (24cm), black cloth, titled in gilt on spines; 251pp, [46] leaves of plates + 406pp; illus. Private embossed ownership stamp to each title page; front free endpaper of second volume slightly darkened from a laid-in clipping, still a tight, fresh, Near Fine set in the original slipcase which is clean but slightly bruised at bottom edge... Read more about this item
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$150.00