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Theory and Practice of Bookbinding

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Theory and Practice of Bookbinding by U.S. Government Printing Office
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Originally published in 1961 for training apprentices at the United States Government Printing Office, this detailed textbook of bookbinding contains everything one needed to know for this craft, and includes for each of the 40 chapters bibliographical (further reading) sections.Amongst the many topics covered are: history, famous early binders, styles, materials, paper, edition binding, operations, jogging, piling, counting, folding & machines, bundling, gathering, collating, endpapers & inserts, stitching & sewing, smashing, trimming, covering, bluing, rounding, backing, lining, case-making, stamping, casing-in, hand binding, preparation for sewing, sewing, edge finishes, rounding, backing, boards, spine reinforcements, cover materials & their application, covering blank books, principles of finishing, technique of finishing, final processes, rebinding magazines, ruling and ruling machines, rounding corners, indexing, numbering, perforating, punching, drilling, mechanical and loose-leaf bindings, rebinding, glue, paste and resinous adhesives, the effects and control of humidity, and much more.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2003
Imprint
University Press of the Pacific
Dimensions
152x229x14
ISBN-13
9781410205933
Product ID
2242109

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