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Bookbinding, and the care of books

Douglas Cockerell

Bookbinding, and the care of books

a text-book for bookbinders and librarians

by Douglas Cockerell

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Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Books -- Conservation and restoration.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBookbinding & the care of books
    Statementby Douglas Cockerell ; with an appendix by Sidney M. Cockerell ; drawings by Noel Rooke and other illustrations.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesArtistic crafts series of technical handbooks
    ContributionsHeskett, Marilyn, former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination345 p., [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18666994M
    ISBN 100273403656

    Bookbinding, and the Care of Books: A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians Issue 1 of Artistic crafts series of technical handbooks Issue 1 of The artistic crafts series of technical handbooks, ed. by W. R. Lethaby [no. I] Author: Douglas Cockerell: Publisher: D. Appleton and company, Original from: the University of Michigan 3/5(1). ABBOTT, Kathy. BOOKBINDING, A Step by Step Guide, Crowood BURDETT, Eric. THE CRAFT OF BOOKBINDING. A practical handbook, David & Charles, COCKERELL, Douglas. BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKS. A text-book for bookbinders and librarians. (The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks), Hogg , and numerous .

      Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell with Drawings by Noel Rooke and Other Illustrations CONTENTS Introduction Entering-Books in Sheets-Folding-Collating-Pulling to Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. One technique for preserving the originality and market value of a rare antiquarian book is to recase it in a binding of a vintage contemporary to the book. "Recasing" describes the process of replacing the outer portions of a hardcover book. It does not involve modifying the textblock. Recasing a book in a contemporary binding is almost always.

      To bind a book, start by folding your pages in half and stapling them together at the folded crease. Then, cut a piece of binding tape that's about 2 inches longer than your book and lay it sticky-side up on a flat surface. Next, line up the creased edge of your book with the center of the tape and press your book down into the : K.   Bookbinding and the care of books: a text-book for bookbinders and libraries , Pitman [etc.] in English - 5th ed. [revised] / with an appendix by Sydney M. Cockerell.


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His works include: Bookbinding, and the Care of Books (), Some Notes on Bookbinding () and Bookbinding as a School Subject ().

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Cited by: The object of this text-book is to describe the best methods of bookbinding, and of keeping books when bound, taking into account the present-day conditions.

No attempt has been made to describe all possible methods, but only such as appear to have answered best on old books.

Bookbinding, and the Care of Books is a classic book binding Bookbinding by Douglas Cockerell. It is hoped that this book will help bookbinders and librarians to select sound methods of binding books. It is intended to supplement and not to supplant workshop training for bookbinders.

No one can become a skilled workman by reading text-books, but to a Reviews: 6. Many of his pioneering techniques are still used today by hand bookbinders and curators of fine books.

In this, his classic exposition of the bookbinder's art, he details the steps used in the hand-binding of books, various decorative techniques, and provides useful, practical information on the proper care of s: 3. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians Subject: Books -- Conservation and restoration Subject: Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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Publication date Topics Bookbinding, BooksPages: Bookbinding, and the Care of Books book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. If any one intends to set up as a bookbinder, doing all. Bookbinding, and the care of books; a handbook for amateurs, bookbinders & librarians by Cockerell, Douglas.

Publication date Topics Bookbinding, Books and reading Publisher New York, D. Appleton and company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

AddeddatePages: Bookbinding and the Care of Books – A Handbook For Amateurs Bookbinders and Librarians ( pages) Bookbinding and the Care of Books – A Text Book For Bookbinders and Librarians ( pages) Bookbinding As a Handwork Subject – How Books Can Be Bound With Simple Apparatus (67 pages) Bookbinding For Amateurs by W Crane Bookbinding and the Care of Books.

A Text-Book for Bookbinders and Librarians. With a letter signed by ell on Kelmscott Press notepaper concerning Syr Percyville, Walter Crane, and William Morris's answer to an inquiry. Whether you're an avid writer and only use beautifully bound leather journals, or collect rare leather bound books, proper care of your beautiful tomes is important to ensure a long shelf life.

Here are a few do's and don'ts to keep in mind Location: VZ CR Wills Point, Texas, USA. Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets.

The stack is then bound together along one edge by either sewing with thread through the folds or by a layer of flexible adhesive. Alternative methods of binding that are. The reproductions of work here given illustrate the possibilities of combining simple units into patterns.

The craft is very thoroughly discussed in “Book Binding and the Care of Books,” by Douglass Cockerell. Other books of interest to the amateur binder are:”Book-Binding.” Hone. ” Book-Bindings – Old and New.” Matthews. Member, Guild of Book Workers: Attended workshops with curators from the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian.

This web site is dedicated to practicing bookbinders and curators: to supporting the non-profit museum, library, or church in the care of old books and documents.

A collection of free bookbinding books that you can read online and download onto your ebook reader with links to their latest reprint/republication on (where available). I will continue my search for free reading resources weekly and update this list when I find more.

Enjoy. 1st Update (22 Sept ) – 2 more links to free books. Many more free bookbinding. It is hoped that this book will help bookbinders and librarians to select sound methods of binding is intended to supplement and not to supplant workshop training for bookbinders.

No one can become a skilled workman by reading text-books, but to a man who has acquired skill and practical experience, a text-book, giving perhaps. First, people gradually get used to reading, over centuries naturally, but they don't take care of their books and toss them around. Having books bound signifies respect for the book; it indicates that people not only love to read, but they view it an important occupation.

Nowhere in Russia has that stage been reached. Bookbinding, and the Care of Books A Handbook for Amateurs Bookbinders and Librarians By Douglas Cockerell with Drawings by Noel Rooke and Other Illustrations CONTENTS Introduction Entering-Books in Sheets-Folding-Collating-Pulling to Pieces-Refolding-Knocking out Joints Guarding-Throwing Out-Paring Paper-Soaking off India Proofs-Mounting very Thin /5(7).Hello friends!

Ive spent quite some time reformatting this marvelous handbook by Douglas Cockerell - Bookbinding, and the Care of Books. The book itself is in the public domain for quite some time now.

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