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The Repair of Cloth Bindings: A Manual

by Arthur W. Johnson

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"Arthur Johnson's The Repair of Cloth Bindings brings to the student book binder a long-awaited manual that addresses the special problems of repairing and conservation of cloth-covered books. As one of the leading designer bookbinders in Great Britain, Arthur Johnson shares his expertise in this extraordinary manual addressing the special problems of repairing cloth-covered books. Using more than 80 illustrations, drawn by the author himself, Johnson explains his procedures for sound repair that he has developed over many decades. Johnson's ability to instruct and teach bookbinders, conservationists, and students of binding history is exceptional. He has written four other manuals on binding that are considered classics and The Repair of Cloth Bindings should be no exception. Reading this manual, one can feel they are in the hands of a master craftsman, teacher, and lover of fine books." "This unique manual will be an important addition to any bookbinder's reference library and anyone interested in book conservation."--Jacket.… (more)

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"Arthur Johnson's The Repair of Cloth Bindings brings to the student book binder a long-awaited manual that addresses the special problems of repairing and conservation of cloth-covered books. As one of the leading designer bookbinders in Great Britain, Arthur Johnson shares his expertise in this extraordinary manual addressing the special problems of repairing cloth-covered books. Using more than 80 illustrations, drawn by the author himself, Johnson explains his procedures for sound repair that he has developed over many decades. Johnson's ability to instruct and teach bookbinders, conservationists, and students of binding history is exceptional. He has written four other manuals on binding that are considered classics and The Repair of Cloth Bindings should be no exception. Reading this manual, one can feel they are in the hands of a master craftsman, teacher, and lover of fine books." "This unique manual will be an important addition to any bookbinder's reference library and anyone interested in book conservation."--Jacket.

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