Tag Archives: Bookbinding

Not A Lost Art (yet)

Those of us who buy, sell and collect antiquarian books obviously value them for their literary content, but most of us are also enamored by the physical books. I’m especially thrilled to discover intact old bindings and volumes which incorporate … Continue reading

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At The Bookbinders

The folks from the London Review Bookshop paid a visit to London’s Shepherds Bookbinders to observe the creation of a limited special edition of Tom McCarthy’s novel Satin Island.

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The Art of the Book

As a collector and seller of antiquarian books, I often marvel at the astonishing binding and printing variants in old books. A favorite decorative feature in many 19th century volumes is the use of marbled paper and cloth for endpapers … Continue reading

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Birth of a Book

I absolutely love this short film, Birth of a Book, which is a brief vignette on the actual creation of a real book using traditional printing methods. The film was shot, directed and edited by Glen Milner for the Daily … Continue reading

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