BASIC BOOKBINDING Author:A.W. Lewis From the Title Page: "This new Dover edition, first published in 1957, is an unabridged republication of the book first published by B.T. Batsford, Ltd. in 1952, with additional notes for American users. It is published through special arrangement with B.T. Batsford, Ltd." — From the back cover: "Starting from basic principles and assuming no pre... more »vious experience, this modern exposition of the elements of bookbinding enables both the beginner and the expert to apply the latest and most simplified techniques to rebinding old favorites and binding many new paperback books...An elementary text, simple enough for the beginner yet containing new material of interest to the expert, Basic Bookbinding avoids intricate techniques and elaborate equipment."
Book includes a Preface by the author, Table of Contents, List of Plates (more than 50 b & w illustrations/drawings), a Note on Terms & Practices, an Appendix, and an Index.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Equipment
Chapter 2: Materials
Chapter 3: Basic Operations
Chapter 4: Binding a Single-Sectioned Book
Chapter 5: Preparing a Multi-Sectioned Book for Rebinding