- Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, 2013.
- large 8vo
- cloth, dust jacket
- 534 pages
- ISBN: 9780979797453
Price: $85.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 134430
Nine authors writing on nine topics. This collection of essays, published as the first 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:
Evyn Kropf - Historical Repair, Recycling, and Recovering Phenomena in the Islamic Bindings of the University of Michigan Library: Exploring the Codicological Evidence
Sylvie L. Merian - Protection against the Evil Eye? Votive Offerings on Armenian Manuscript Bindings
Consuela G. Metzger - Colonial Blankbooks in the Winterthur Library
Robert J. Milevski - A Primer on Signed Bindings
Julia Miller - Not Just Another Beautiful Book: A Typology of American Scaleboard Bindings
Jeffrey S. Peachey - Beating, Rolling, and Pressing: The Compression of Signatures in Bookbinding Prior to Sewing
Martha E. Romero - European Influence in the Binding of Mexican Printed Books of the Sixteenth Century
Jennifer W. Rosner - Papier-Mâché Bindings: "Shining in Black and Gorgeous with Peal and Gold"
John Townsend - The 1715 Mohawk Prayer Book: A Study of Six Copies in Colonial American Scaleboard Bindings.