Cart
Free Shipping in the UK
Proud to be B-Corp

Bookbinding Kathy Abbott

Bookbinding By Kathy Abbott

Bookbinding by Kathy Abbott


£17.19
New RRP £19.95
Condition - New
Only 2 left

Summary

Topics include: Single-section bindings; paperback and hardback Multi-section bindings; full cloth case, photograph album, quarter leather binding with paper or cloth-covered sides, and wrap-around structure Containers; phase box, slipcase and portfolio case

Bookbinding Summary

Bookbinding: A step-by-step guide by Kathy Abbott

The craft of bookbinding has a long history and tradition. It has developed through the ages and is now enjoying a period of renewed popularity and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or an established bookbinder wishing to refresh your memory, this practical book introduces the techniques with step-by-step instructions and photographs. It explains how to transform a few sheets of paper and some thread into a book to be proud of. For the more experienced, the author also covers how to work with leather to create classic, professional bindings.

About Kathy Abbott

Kathy Abbott has been a bookbinder for over twenty years. She served a four-year apprenticeship before studying bookbinding and print finishing at the London College of Printing. She went on to graduate in Bookbinding at Roehampton University. She is currently self-employed as a bookbinder and book conservator. She teaches at the City Literary Institute in London and at West Dean College, Chichester. Her work is held in private and public collections, including the British Library. Resident - London

Additional information

NGR9781847971531
9781847971531
1847971539
Bookbinding: A step-by-step guide by Kathy Abbott
New
Hardback
The Crowood Press Ltd
2010-01-25
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a new book - be the first to read this copy. With untouched pages and a perfect binding, your brand new copy is ready to be opened for the first time

Customer Reviews - Bookbinding