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This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways

This 16th Century Book Can Be Read Six Different Ways | bookbinding | Scoop.it

Via Chris Lott
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This is a fascinating book structure.

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Chris Lott's curator insight, February 7, 2014 2:22 PM

"Printed in the late 16th century this small book from the National Library of Sweden is an example of sixfold dos-à-dos binding, where six books are conjoined into a single publication but can be read individually with the help of six perfectly placed clasps."

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Bookbinding & Handmade Books

Bookbinding & Handmade Books | bookbinding | Scoop.it
Traditional Japanese bookbinding tools...
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A fascinating display of bookbinding tools.

 

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Bookbinding & Handmade Books

Bookbinding & Handmade Books | bookbinding | Scoop.it
Traditional Japanese bookbinding tools...
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Polly Bird Bookbinding's curator insight, August 14, 2013 8:07 AM

A fascinating display of bookbinding tools.

 

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The Project Gutenberg eBook of ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS, by CYRIL DAVENPORT, F. S. A.

The Project Gutenberg eBook of ENGLISH EMBROIDERED BOOKBINDINGS, by CYRIL DAVENPORT, F. S. A. | bookbinding | Scoop.it
The Project Gutenberg EBook of English Embroidered Bookbindings http://t.co/55nBv8KU by Cyril James Humphries Davenport...

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Polly Bird Bookbinding - Book repairs and rebinding

Polly Bird Bookbinding - Book repairs and rebinding | bookbinding | Scoop.it
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Bookbinder's Chronicle: Bookbinding 101 Determining the Paper ...

Bookbinder's Chronicle: Bookbinding 101 Determining the Paper ... | bookbinding | Scoop.it
You and a handful of other Bookbinders out in the internet have inspired me to follow my dream of bookbinding/book restoration. You are amazing at your craft and your skill shines. Thank you for keeping your blog up to date.
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This is a beautifully presented and interesting blog - well worth following and catching up with previous posts.

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A beautifully executed binding.

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Bound by a rare trade: inside a traditional bookbinder's workshop - ABC Online

Bound by a rare trade: inside a traditional bookbinder's workshop - ABC Online | bookbinding | Scoop.it
ABC OnlineBound by a rare trade: inside a traditional bookbinder's workshopABC OnlineFrom an old regional Victorian schoolhouse Sonya Macdonald carefully makes and repairs books, applying the same techniques used more than a century ago by masters...
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Study Room resource: Medieval writing and printing - Victoria and Albert Museum

Study Room resource: Medieval writing and printing - Victoria and Albert Museum | bookbinding | Scoop.it
The contents of this resource has been put together to illustrate book production from the hand-made manuscript to the printed page. The resource will be useful for teachers of KS2 children, and for teachers of History at KS3 and above.
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