- Toronto: The Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, 2003.
- small 8vo.
- stiff paper wrappers
- x, 150 pages
- ISBN: 0969509197
Price: $200.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 75148
First Edition. A history of bookbinding told through the physical aspects of the book. The text also serves as a manual of traditional techniques. Includes special sections devoted to marbling, headbands, gilding, leather bindings, binders tools, etc. Better illustrated than most surveys. Extensive endnotes and bibliography. Spine sunned, else fine.