Item #31755 Suave Mechanicals. Essays on the History of Bookbinding. Volume 7. Julia MILLER.

Suave Mechanicals. Essays on the History of Bookbinding. Volume 7.

Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2022,

First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 620 pp. The Legacy Press, Item #31755

CONTENT: The Burning of the Butterfly: A Plaquette Binding at the University of Michigan Library; Working on the Best Material and by the Best Methods: Douglas Cockerell and Son, and the Bindery’s Work for the University of Glasgow Library; Unveiling Secrets of the Trade: Owen Jones and the Relievo Art of The Psalms of David; A Lineage of Finishing Tool Makers in Georgian Dublin; Cutting Book Edges In-Boards; Cords to Nowhere: The Bindings of Anna Atkins’ Photographs of British Algæ: Cyanotype Impressions; The Evolution of Bookbinding Leather: Past, Present, and Future; The Glazier Codex (MLM MS G.67); Conserving the Historic Torahs of Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah, Georgia; The “Prince of Binders”: Joseph T. Altemus and the Height of Publishers’ Bindings in the Mid-Nineteenth Century; Female Labor and Industrial Growth in Nineteenth-Century American Bookbinding; “Goods and Chattels, Rights and Credits”: 1854 Inventory of the Joseph T. Altemus Bindery. 368 full color illustrations.

Price: $110.00

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