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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
Basic Bookbinding

Basic Bookbinding

by A W Lewis

Bookbinding Made Easy

Bookbinding Made Easy

by Lee M Klinefelter

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding

by Alastair and De Bartha, Georges Duncan

Zaehnsdorfs

Zaehnsdorfs

by Frank Broomhead

London Book Binders 1780-1840

London Book Binders 1780-1840

by Charles Ramsden

Hand Bookbinding

Hand Bookbinding

by Aldren a Watson

Bookbinding In Early America

Bookbinding In Early America

by Hannah D French

Bookbinding

Bookbinding

by Edith Diehl

Hand Bookbinding

Hand Bookbinding

by Aldren A Watson

Great Prints & Printmakers

Great Prints & Printmakers

by Herman J Wechsler

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Headbands, How To Work Them

by Jane and Jenny Hille Greenfield

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Hand Bookbinding

by Rh Value Publishing

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The Zaehnsdorfs

by Frank Brookhead

Paper Arts Books & Ephemera

Bookbinding

Bookbinding

by Diehl, Edith

Jolie Collection de Livres Anciens...

Jolie Collection de Livres Anciens...

by L... D..., A

Book. Good. Binding see description. Vente 7 Fevr. 1920. Henri Leclerc, Paris. Album (only) of 20 plates of bindings in orig. wrs. (repaired). 0.
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€32.00
Legendary Baseball Stars Paper Dolls

Legendary Baseball Stars Paper Dolls

by Tierney, Tom

Dover Publications. As New. 2009. Paperback. Dover Paper Dolls; 12.2 X 9.3 X 0.3 inches; 32 pages .
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$9.79
PRÉCIEUX LIVRES ANCIENS, TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DU DIX-HUITIÈME SIÈCLE

PRÉCIEUX LIVRES ANCIENS, TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DU DIX-HUITIÈME SIÈCLE

Paris: Hôtel Drouot, 1968. stiff paper wrappers. Bookbinding. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (93) pages. Catalogue for an auction held November 6 and 7 in Paris at the Hôtel des Commissaires-Priseurs. Featured were books bound by masters such Le Gascon, Du Seuil, Padeloup, Derome, Bozérian, and Simier. 197 entries; 20 plates. Printed by Mazarine.
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$19.00
Christmas Wrappings

Christmas Wrappings

by Kirby, Philippa

Bridgehampton, NY: Tern, 1986. Hardbound. FINE/Fine. As new-gift quality! "Specific tech niques and over 30 wonderful ideas to make the wrapping a gift in itself." ISBN: 1555840094.
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$4.82
PERMANENCE - DURABILITY OF THE BOOK - V. STRENGTH AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF BOOK PAPERS 1800-1899

PERMANENCE - DURABILITY OF THE BOOK - V. STRENGTH AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF BOOK PAPERS 1800-1899

Richmond: W.J. Barrow Research Lab, 1967. paper wrappers. Papermaking. 8vo. paper wrappers. 116 pages. Volume Five of the series on Permanence - Durability of the Book. Covers soiled.
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$12.00
BOOK BEAUTIFUL AND THE BINDING AS ART.|THE

BOOK BEAUTIFUL AND THE BINDING AS ART.|THE

by Wick, Peter A

New York: John F. Fleming and Boston: Priscilla Juvelis, 1983. cloth. Bookbinding. small 4to. cloth. 219 bindings described. Bibliographical Descriptions by Peter A. Wick ... Introduction by Eleanor M. Garvey ... Photographs by Mark Sexton. Limited to 850 copies. Filled with full color tipped-in plates of modern bindings.
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$50.00
75 Jaar Boekbindkunst in Nederland.

75 Jaar Boekbindkunst in Nederland.

by STORM VAN LEEUWEN, JAN

Book. Good. Binding see description. Cat. tent. t.g.v.h. 75 jarige bestaan FGE (Ned. Bond v. Boekbinderspatroons), 1984. 104pp. w. 135 illus. (many in colour).*Gives also useful bio-bibliogr. data of contemporary Dutch binders. 0.
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€37.00
LIVRE, LES PLUS BEAUX EXEMPLAIRES DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE.|LE

LIVRE, LES PLUS BEAUX EXEMPLAIRES DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE.|LE

by Lejard, Andre

Paris: Editions du Chene, 1949. cloth, dust jacket. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (iv), 166 pages. New edition, limited to 2000 numbered copies. (Brenni no.534). Many illustrations of the famous books of this library including their collection of fine bindings. Numerous tipped-in color plates. Has a separate chapter on binding by Robert Brun. Jacket chipped with tears.
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$54.00
Catalogue 163/(1982): Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings.

Catalogue 163/(1982): Illustrated Books and Fine Bindings.

by KRAUS, H.P. - NEW YORK

Book. Good. Binding see description. 230 nos. 89pp. Plates in b/w. Index. Wrs. 0.
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€22.00
Flemish and related Panelstamped Bindings. Evidence and Principles.

Flemish and related Panelstamped Bindings. Evidence and Principles.

by FOGELMARK, STAFFAN

Book. Good. Binding see description. N.Y., Bibliogr. Soc. of America, 1990. xviii,252 pp. w. XLII plates. Indexes. Buckram. .
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€70.00
Before Life Began 1883-1923

Before Life Began 1883-1923

by Hunter, Dard

Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine and marbled boards. Fine in original worn and chipped glassine overwrapper. Hunter, Dard. 116 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 169 of 219 signed by Bruce Rogers, printed at the press of A. Colish, New York on paper made in the author's mill at Lime Rock Connecticut. The water-mark portrait shows him half-way before life began. The cover paper made by Veronica Ruzicka. In this biography, Hunter, six foot tall at the... Read more
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$425.00
CORTLANDT F. BISHOP LIBRARY.|THE

CORTLANDT F. BISHOP LIBRARY.|THE

New York: American Art Association, 1939. stiff paper wrappers. Bishop Library. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Very good set of this magnificent library catalogue. Many plates of bookbindings. A fifth volume that is not present was issued in 1948 and described Bishop's French books. Light cover wear. Ownership inscription in pencil.
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$81.00
ENGLISH BLIND-STAMPED BINDINGS

ENGLISH BLIND-STAMPED BINDINGS

by Oldham, J. Basil

Cambridge, England: The University Press, 1952. cloth, dust jacket. Bookbinding. folio. cloth, dust jacket. 73+(1) pages followed by 61 plates. S-K 3513. First edition, limited to 750 copies. (Brenni no.825). Preface by the author, table of contents, lists of plates and abbreviations 61 black and white plates follow text, One of the Sandars Lectures for 1949. An excellent reference book. Dust jacket tanned, chipped along edges, torn along spine. Endpapers tanned.
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$313.00
Literary Greats Paper Dolls

Literary Greats Paper Dolls

by Foley, Tim

Dover Publications. As New. 2011. Paperback. Dover Paper Dolls; 7.9 X 7.8 X 0.4 inches; 127 pages .
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$12.79
LET'S BIND A BOOK

LET'S BIND A BOOK

by Pratt, Guy A

New York: Bruce Publishing Co, 1948. cloth, dust jacket. Bookbinding. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. ix, 147 pages. Revised edition, third printing. Step-by-step approach to bookbinding with over 100 illustrations and a glossary of terms. Near fine. Previous ownership inscription in ink on front pastedown.
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$50.00
Catalogue 1908: Catalogue de livres précieux, riches reliures ornées et blasonnées ___

Catalogue 1908: Catalogue de livres précieux, riches reliures ornées et blasonnées ___

by BÉLIN, PARIS

Book. Good. Binding see description. 597 nos. 107pp. 77 plates (73 of bindings). Disbound.*(Not in Escoffier) 0.
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€100.00
TICKETED BOOKBINDINGS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN WITH AN ESSAY BY BERNARD MIDDLETON

TICKETED BOOKBINDINGS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN WITH AN ESSAY BY BERNARD MIDDLETON

by Spawn, Willman and Thomas E. Kinsella

Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1999. stiff paper wrappers. Bookbinding. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 206 pages. First edition. The paper wrappers depict various binder's tickets in color. Well-illustrated exhibition catalogue including plates in color. Foreword by Elliot Shore, Director of Libraries, followed by historical information on binding. The first 219 bindings are described in great detail, including information on the binder. This is followed by shorter... Read more
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$45.00
The Dolphin: a Journal of the Making of Books - Number One

The Dolphin: a Journal of the Making of Books - Number One

Limited Editions Club. Very Good+. 1933. Hardcover. Spine ends worn. Light wear to points. Light bowing. ; Vol. 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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$59.99
BOSTON BOOK TRADE, 1800-1825|THE

BOSTON BOOK TRADE, 1800-1825|THE

by Silver, Rollo

stiff paper wrappers. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 3 volumes. In The Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Vol. 52, Nos. 10, 11, and 12, 1948. Excellent guide to the publishers, binders, booksellers, etc. active in Boston during this period. Gives addresses at corresponding dates.
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$56.00
Iets over den boekband in den loop der eeuwen.

Iets over den boekband in den loop der eeuwen.

by BOM, F.L. VAN DER

Book. Good. Binding see description. Amsterdam, Grafische School, 1932. 4to. 51pp. text and 88 plates. Original publisher's decorated cloth. 0.
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€25.00
ISLAMISCHE BUCHEINBÄNDE

ISLAMISCHE BUCHEINBÄNDE

by Sarre, F

Berlin, Germany: Scarabaeus, n.d.. paper-covered boards, front cover gilt-stamped, dust jacket. Bookbinding. folio. paper-covered boards, front cover gilt-stamped, dust jacket. 20 pages, plates. Text in German. First volume in the publisher's "Buchkunst des Orients" series. Dedication to Wilhelm von Bode, founder of the Islamic Art Museum in Berlin. Foreword, introduction. With 36 tipped-in color plates with descriptive text, four illustrations in text. Original dust jacket slightly chipped at edges.... Read more
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$594.00
GILDED PAGE: THE HISTORY & TECHNIQUE OF MANUSCRIPT GILDING.|THE

GILDED PAGE: THE HISTORY & TECHNIQUE OF MANUSCRIPT GILDING.|THE

by Whitley, Kathleen P

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. hardcover, dust jacket. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 238 pages. Second edition; revised, with the addition of color plates and new information on ancient Egyptian Papyrus gilding. The Gilded Page traces the history of gilding from ancient Egypt and Babylon through Rome, the Near East, Mediæval and Renaissance Europe, and finally into the modern day studio. This is a must-have book for book artists and illuminators, explaining in detail the... Read more
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$49.95
ANIMALS IN WATERMARKS

ANIMALS IN WATERMARKS

by Sans, Don Francisco De Bofarull Y

Hilversum: The Paper Publications Society, 1959. quarter leatherette, patterned paper. 4to. quarter leatherette, patterned paper. 66 pages followed by reproductions of 800 watermarks. First edition in English, limited to 600 copies. An extra publication of the Society.
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$95.00
Making Animal and Bird Collages

Making Animal and Bird Collages

by Foster,Maureen

1980. Making Animal and Bird Collages by Maureen Foster, Pelham Books, '80, 88 pages, cloth, dust jacket, using grasses, leaves, seedheads and cones, over 100 illustrations in colour and black and white.
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$5.60