SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 2.

(Bookbinding).
  • Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2015.
  • large 8vo.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 442 pages.
  • ISBN: 9780979797484

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 125274

Six authors writing on seven topics. This collection of essays, published as the second volume of a series of studies on the history of bookbinding, sets a high standard for interesting and groundbreaking scholarship in the history of the book. Fully illustrated in color, with additional images on accompanying DVD. The essays included are:

Cathleen A. Baker - Examination and Image-Capturing Techniques

Thomas E. Conroy - Binding at Midcentury: The Rivers of America Competition of 1946

Thomas E. Conroy - Bio-Bibliographical List of Individual Bookbinders (on DVD)

Jim Croft - Finding Suitable Wood for Book Boards and Related Considerations (also on DVD)

Julia Miller - Puzzle Me This: Early Binding Fragments in the Papyrology Collection of the University of Michigan Library (additional images on DVD)

Rosa Scobey Moore - Finding Identity on the Endpapers: Folk Traditions of Writing and Drawing in Books

Pamela J. Spitzmueller - A Visual Dictionary of Traditional Long- and Linkstitch Bookbinding Terminology.

SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 2. Julia Miller.
SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 2
SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 2
SUAVE MECHANICALS: ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF BOOKBINDING, VOLUME 2