Год издания: 2008
Издатель: Barron's Educational Series
Количество страниц: 144
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The ancient art and craft of bookbinding fulfills both practical and aesthetic functions. A book’s binding protects its pages and print while also embellishing the volume’s exterior, sometimes transforming an otherwise ordinary book into a true work of ar. This how-to manual presents a detailed introduction to the processes and techniques of bookbinding. After opening with a review of bookbinding’s history, the author describes the most commonly used bookbinder’s tools and materials—many of them specific o the bookbinding craft and available at art supply stores. Next, he explains the procedures involved in producing a book. They include sewing and gluing, as well as paper folding, cutting, decorating, and coloring techniques. Specific practical instructin follows with 17 profusely illustrated, step-by-step bookbinding projects designed to develop a beginning bookbinder’s abilities. In addition to creating standard cloth or leather book covers and bindings, the projects include a...