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Suave mechanicals : essays on the history of bookbinding / Julia Miller, editor.

Miller, Julia.
Date
©2013-
  • Books


About this work

Also known as

Essays on the history of bookbinding

Publication/Creation

Ann Arbor, Mich. : Legacy Press, ©2013-

Physical description

volumes : color illustrations ; 27 cm +

Notes

Vol. 1 accompanied by supplemental DVD containing additional illustrations, with descriptions, for the texts by Kropf, Merian, Metzger, Miller, and Rosner.
Vol. 1 accompanied by supplemental DVD-ROM containing additional illustrations, with descriptions, for the texts by Kropf, Merian, Metzger, Miller, and Rosner.

Contents

v.1. Historical repair, recycling, and recovering phenomena in the Islamic bindings of the University of Michigan Library : exploring the codilogical evidence / Evyn Kropf -- Protection against the evil eye? : votive offerings on Armenian manuscript bindings / Sylvie R. Merian -- Colonial blankbooks in the Winterthur Library / Consuela G. Metzger -- A primer on signed bindings / Robert J. Milevski -- Not just another beautiful book : a typography of American scaleboard bindings / Julia Miller -- Beating, rolling, and pressing : the compression of signatures in bookbinding prior to sewing / Jeffrey S. Peachey -- European influence in the binding of Mexican printed books of the sixteenth century / Martha E. Romero -- Papier-mâché bindings: "shining in black and gorgeous with pearl and gold" / Jennifer W. Rosner -- The 1715 Mohawk prayer book : a study of six copies in colonial American scaleboard bindings / John Townsend -- Author biographies.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0979797454
  • 9780979797453

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