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Bookbinding and the care of books

a text-book for bookbinders and librarians
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Bookbinding., B
Statementby Douglas Cockerell ; with drawings by Noel Rooke.
SeriesThe artistic crafts series of technical handbooks
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Pagination350 p. :
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Many of his pioneering techniques are still used today by hand bookbinders and curators of fine books. In this, his classic exposition of the bookbinder's art, he details the steps used in the hand-binding of books, various decorative techniques, and provides useful, practical information on the proper care of by: Bookbinding, and the Care of Books is a classic book binding guide by Douglas Cockerell.

It is hoped that this book will help bookbinders and librarians to select sound methods of binding books.

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It is intended to supplement and not to supplant workshop training for bookbinders/5(6). Bookbinding, and the Care of Books book.

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“The reasons for binding the leaves of a book are to keep them together in their proper order, and to protect them/5(6). Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs Bookbinders & Librarians Douglas Cockerell Douglas Bennett Cockerell () was a British bookbinder who revolutionised modern bookbinding.

At fifteen he went to Canada and worked as a farm hand, a wool carder, and a bank clerk. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell with Drawings by Noel Rooke and Other Illustrations CONTENTS Introduction Entering-Books in Sheets-Folding-Collating-Pulling to Pieces-Refolding-Knocking out Joints Guarding-Throwing Out-Paring Paper-Soaking off India Proofs-Mounting very Thin Paper-Splitting /5(7).

Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians Subject: Books -- Conservation and restoration Subject: Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Bookbinding and the care of books book, and the care of books; a text-book for bookbinders and librarians by Cockerell, Douglas. Publication date Topics Bookbinding, BooksPages: As a library bindery, our day to day task is to repair and rebind existing books for libraries. Our job is to bind a book so it will stay together and stand up to the repeated use that library books are subjected to.

We will take the exact same care to rebind or repair your book. Options for book repair or restoration. Guide to Understanding Bindings The binding of a book describes the material that is used to make the upper (front) and lower (back) covers.

Books are bound in all manner of materials including various papers, cloths, hides and even metals to increase aesthetic appeal or durability. Douglas Cockerell's Bookbinding and the Care of Books is a classic text on the proper binding and repair of books, emphasizing high-quality materials and book-making techniques.

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It is hoped that this book will help bookbinders and librarians to select sound methods of binding books. It is intended to supplement and not to supplant workshop training for bookbinders. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians Cockerell, Douglas;Cockrell, Douglas Published by Lyons & Burford, New York, New York, U.S.A.

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That leather derives from living creatures should make us ever more eager to care for it. Herewith, Leather The book refers to or more figures and illustrations.

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So far I haven' been able to find any illustrations. Moreover the book pages are not number. Have I got the right book: -BOOKBINDING AND CARE OF BOOKS,by Cockerelll??/5(24). The use of the old binding methods is often the reason why the book is in need of rebinding. We prefer to use a binding method that allows the spine leather to be loose from the binding instead of having it pasted down onto the spine and creating a potential for creases in the leather.

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This /5(7). Bookbinding is a traditional craft that has become somewhat uncommon in recent years, but there is a chance that you can find a book binder near you.

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It is hoped that this book will help bookbinders and librarians to select sound methods of binding is intended to supplement and not to supplant workshop training for bookbinders. No one can become a skilled workman by reading text-books, but to a man who has acquired skill and practical experience, a text-book, giving perhaps.

Bookbinding, and the care of books; a handbook for amateurs, bookbinders & librarians by Cockerell, Douglas. Publication date Topics Bookbinding, Books and reading Publisher New York, D. Appleton and company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

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That bindings can be made, that will adequately protect books, can be seen from the large number of Bookbinding, and the Care of Books. on. File Size: KB.Leather has a long history in the Western bookbinding tradition. Among the oldest surviving books in the world is the Nag Hammadi Library, consisting of 13 Coptic papyrus codices bound in leather, dating from the 3rd and 4th centuries.

The origins of leather as a method of holding together the pages of a book are most likely in practicality. In.