Fine bookbinding in the twentieth century
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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fine bindings.,
  • Bookbinding -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRoy Harley Lewis.
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16576818M
ISBN 100715385860

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm: Contents: The background --The early days of the century --The individual comes into his own --Attitudes to modern binding --Innovation --Out in front: Philip Smith and Ivor Robinson --The names to note --Collection bindings: fine, fanciful, and freakish. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lewis, Roy Harley. Fine bookbinding. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, © (OCoLC) 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 cheaper but less. Title: The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century - Catalogue of an Exhibition 12 November to 15 February 96 catalogue entries Seller Rating: % positive.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fine Bookbinding in Twentieth Century by Roy Harley Lewis - Hardcover MINT at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Bibliography: p. Pages: The study of bookbinding was, until the beginning of the previous century, the field of the amateur and the connoisseur. Fine bindings were judged according to the beauty of their decoration, their provenance, their personal and economic value, while their identification and description left a . Exhibition Opening Lecture: Artistic Bookbinding in the Twenty-First Century James Reid-Cunningham, bookbinder, conservator, and book historian During the twentieth century, fine bookbinders began to create striking and unusual bindings influenced by contemporary art styles .

The Tradition of Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century. Catalogue of an Exhibition, 12 November to 15 February Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute, , First Edition. octavo, boards. ()pp. Hunt Institute, Item # Contains annotated entries and illustrations of 92 fine bindings from the 1 6th to 20th centuries. Issued in conjunction with a exhibit at Hunt Institute for.   Constant Lem, Book Conservator at the National Library of the Netherlands, reviewed my 18th century French Bookbinding Workshop from last summer, which I taught in the Netherlands. Constant studied Medieval History at the University of Amsterdam. In the .   James Reid-Cunningham, bookbinder, conservator, and book historian During the twentieth century, fine bookbinders began to create striking and unusual bindings influenced by contemporary art. 18th Century Trade Binding One of the first full leather bindings that I did at NBSS was a calfskin binding in the style of trade bindings popular in the 18th Century. The textblock is sewn on single raised cords that are laced into the boards.