Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding. Volume 2.

Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2015,

First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 454 pp. Legacy Press, Item #24592

Cathleen A. Baker on "Examination and Image-Capturing Techniques"; "Binding at Midcentury: The Rivers of America Competition of 1946" by Thomas E. Conroy; "Bio-Bibliographical List of Individual Bookbinders" (on DVD) by Thomas E. Conroy; "Finding Suitable Wood for Book Boards and Related Considerations" (also on DVD) by Jim Croft; "Puzzle Me This: Early Binding Fragments in the Papyrology Collection of the University of Michigan Library" (additional images on DVD) by Julia Miller; "Finding Identity on the Endpapers: Folk Traditions of Writing and Drawing in Books" by Rosa Scobey Moore; and "A Visual Dictionary of Traditional Long- and Linkstitch Bookbinding Terminology" by Pamela J. Spitzmueller. 427 full color illustrations.

Price: $75.00

See all items in Bookbinding, Books About Books
See all items by