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Ultimate Guide to Handmade Books and Bookbinding in Books and on DVD

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500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form (500 Series)
500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form (500 Series)
"Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade, inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form—and delighting collectors, crafters, and gallery owners. Book artist Steve Miller made the selections and shares his delight in their “ingenuity and creativity.” Visually dynamic, these are works of art celebrating the power of words and story."
1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art (1000 Series)
1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art (1000 Series)
"The book is a timeless art form, one that is as alive today as ever before, and artists continue to explore and explode the boundaries of what a book is and can be."
Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books
Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books
"Discover endless possibilities and challenges that will forever inspire you with Adventures in Bookbinding!"
At Home with Handmade Books: 28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials (Make Good: Crafts + Life)
At Home with Handmade Books: 28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials (Make Good: Crafts + Life)
"Making your own books is easier than you might think, and Erin Zamrzla shows you how, using Japanese methods to produce a range of delightful projects: from easy-to-fold accordion pamphlets to books using the intricate and distinctive Japanese stab stitch bindings."
Book Art Studio Handbook: Techniques and Methods for Binding Books, Creating Albums, Making Boxes and Enclosures, and More (Studio Handbook Series)
Book Art Studio Handbook: Techniques and Methods for Binding Books, Creating Albums, Making Boxes and Enclosures, and More (Studio Handbook Series)
"The Book Art Studio Handbook offers readers a comprehensive and accessible guide to not only the nuts and bolts of this classic art, but insight into the artisan’s lifestyle. It is an essential companion book for all paper lovers and bibliophiles—especially as the book as object becomes more prominent a concept."
The Book As Art: Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Book As Art: Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts
"The National Museum of Women in the Arts' collection includes more than 1000 books and book objects made by women artists from around the world. This is the museum catalog from the 2006 The Book As Art exhibition."
Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' Books
Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' Books
"In this in-depth look at the book as art, you will be guided through a wide variety of binding techniques and structure styles and  learn a variety of mixed-media applications to create various works of art. See the form and function of making a book in a new light - viewed as a piece of art. Step-by-step photos and complete instruction will guide you through each binding technique."
The Book Binding Handbook (Artist's Bibles)
The Book Binding Handbook (Artist's Bibles)
"Contains clear step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of books, pamphlets, albums, journals and diaries."
Bookbinding: A Step-by-Step Guide
Bookbinding: A Step-by-Step Guide
"Appropriate for a beginner or for an established bookbinder wishing to refresh their memory, this practical guide introduces the techniques of hand-binding a book with step-by-step instructions and photographs."
Bookbinding Techniques and Projects (Decorative Techniques Series)
Bookbinding Techniques and Projects (Decorative Techniques Series)
"ItÂ’s no accident that this somewhat formal textbook on bookbinding concentrates on teaching by visuals. After all, author-instructor Josep Cambras, based in Barcelona, parlays his expertise originally captured in a 2006 Spanish version, now brought to the U.S. through BarronÂ’s."
Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
"From heirloom memories to unique journals, albums, and altered books—or simple tag books for your kids—Bookcraft contains all the skills you will ever need."
Book Repair for Booksellers: A guide for booksellers offering practical advice on book repair
Book Repair for Booksellers: A guide for booksellers offering practical advice on book repair
"A handy guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera."
Constructing and Covering Boxes: A Beginner's Guide
Constructing and Covering Boxes: A Beginner's Guide
"Learn all the steps necessary to make a variety of colorful, decorative, useful boxes created from book board and covered with book cloth or paper, serving a variety of purposes for use in the home or as gifts."
Embroidered Books: Design, Construction and Embellishment
Embroidered Books: Design, Construction and Embellishment
"Books with embroidered bindings and covers can be true works of art—treasured heirlooms to be handed down for generations. Now all needleworkers can master this traditional craft with the help of these detailed instructions and patterns."
Essential Guide to Making Handmade Books
Essential Guide to Making Handmade Books
"A superb, no-fail guide to making elegant and original books by hand. Hundreds of photos and detailed instructions make the eleven step-by-step projects clear and easy to understand."
Expressive Handmade Books
Expressive Handmade Books
"Golden takes an organic approach to bookmaking in her third how-to on the subject, an exceptionally attractive offering that encourages matching book content to book covering."
Handmade Decorative Books (Passion for Paper)
Handmade Decorative Books (Passion for Paper)
"Author Roddis promotes any number of techniques, with a primary focus on rubber stamping coupled with clever uses of photocopying, taping, gluing, and stitching, among other tools."
Lark Studio Series: Handmade Books
Lark Studio Series: Handmade Books
"Bookmaking is one of today's fastest-growing crafts, and this on-the-page gallery presents the unlimited potential of the form, from leather-tooled covers and handmade papers to exotic bindings."
Live & Learn: Real Life Journals: Designing & Using Handmade Books (AARP®)
Live & Learn: Real Life Journals: Designing & Using Handmade Books (AARP®)
"Thick, creamy paper, gorgeous photos, a gallery of pages from beautiful journals, and step-by step sketches draw the readers right in to the mechanics of amateur book construction and open the way toward creative, individualized bookmaking projects."
Make Your Own Books and Boxes
Make Your Own Books and Boxes
"Shown in clear step-by-step photographs, this book gives the basic techniques such as cutting, sewing, binding and making covers. There are also thirty-six photocopiable decorative labels for books."
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
"In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone."
Masters: Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists
Masters: Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists
"This collection in the popular Masters series, chosen and introduced by one of the world's top curators, offers field-defining work from 43 master book artists."
Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
"Create decorated paper as beautiful as any found in an art store—and with more distinctive and personal patterns, too. Alisa Golden’s methods of applying inks and paints to paper can dramatically alter the appearance of finished works. From artist books and journals to greeting cards, collages, and more, these techniques work on any paper surface and add numerous skills to the crafter’s arsenal."
The Penland Book of Handmade Books: Master Classes in Bookmaking Techniques
The Penland Book of Handmade Books: Master Classes in Bookmaking Techniques
"Every year Penland, the innovative school where crafters from around the world come to hone their skills, offers a master class in the art of bookmaking thatÂ’s simply without equal. Fortunately, itÂ’s available to everyone, thanks to this technical and inspirational guide that showcases ten contemporary book artists who have taught at the institution."
Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
"Re-Bound is a beautiful book on bookbinding with a fun green twist-all the projects use recycled and upcycled materials. This book shows you how to take everyday materials from around the house, flea markets, thrift stores, and hardware stores and turn them into clever and eye-catching hand-made books."
The Repurposed Library: 33 Craft Projects That Give Old Books New Life
The Repurposed Library: 33 Craft Projects That Give Old Books New Life
"We all love to read and learn from books, but The Repurposed Library takes our passion even further, presenting us with 33 projects to make--quite literally--out of books."
The Restoration Of Leather Bindings
The Restoration Of Leather Bindings
"rom the author of HISTORY OF ENGLISH CRAFT BOOKBINDING TECHNIQUE, this classic in the field of bookbinding is a practical guide to the restoration of leather bindings."
Bookbinding DVD Series - THE ACCOUNT BOOK
Bookbinding DVD Series - THE ACCOUNT BOOK
"In this DVD master bookbinder Peter Goodwin shows in detail how to make an account book or a "springback" ledger, as it is known in the trade. It is a style of binding that allows a book to lie flat so you can write right up to the margins."
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - REPAIRING THE 'HUMBLE' PAPERBACK DVD
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - REPAIRING THE 'HUMBLE' PAPERBACK DVD
"In this DVD program Peter Goodwin not only explains why The 'Humble' paperback falls to pieces, he lets you into the secret of getting it back together again so it can last for years."
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - RESTORING THE 1819 ATLAS
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - RESTORING THE 1819 ATLAS
"In this DVD, master bookbinder Peter Goodwin shows how he approaches this unusual binding. At the same time he demonstrates how he binds the traditional half-bound leather book which is seen in libraries all over the world."
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - RESTORING THE FAMILY BIBLE DVD
BOOKBINDING DVD SERIES - RESTORING THE FAMILY BIBLE DVD
"In this DVD, master bookbinder Peter Goodwin shows in detail how he restores a much loved Victorian family bible"
Bookbinding: A Traditional Technique
Bookbinding: A Traditional Technique
"This instructional video begins by describing all the parts of a hardbound book, then goes on to demonstrate "case binding," the method still used by most publishers and binderies today."
THE LEATHER BOUND BOOK  DVD  BOOKBINDING WITH PETER GOODWIN
THE LEATHER BOUND BOOK DVD BOOKBINDING WITH PETER GOODWIN
"In this DVD master bookbinder Peter Goodwin demonstrates in detail how he achieves this traditional binding, easily, with little fuss."
Marguerite Makes a Book (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum)
Marguerite Makes a Book (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum)
"Grade 2-5-Careful attention to detail is demonstrated in this artful presentation of the story of a young French girl who carries on her father's book-painting tradition in 15th-century Paris."
The Book of Illumination (Ghost Files, Book 1)
The Book of Illumination (Ghost Files, Book 1)
"1st in the series. Bookbinder Anza O'Malley is in most ways a typical single mom. She lives a happy, busy life with her five-year-old son in Cambridge, Massachusetts, juggling the joys and challenges of life as a doting parent and a freelance bookbinder. But there is more to Anza than meets the "ungifted" eye: she can see and speak with ghosts."
Homicide in Hardcover: A Bibliophile Mystery
Homicide in Hardcover: A Bibliophile Mystery
"1st in the series. The streets of San Francisco would be lined with hardcovers if book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright had her way. And her mentor wouldnÂ’t be lying in a pool of his own blood on the eve of a celebration for his latest book restoration."
People of the Book: A Novel
People of the Book: A Novel
"In the hands of Hanna Heath, an impassioned rare-book expert restoring the manuscript in 1996 Sarajevo, it yields clues to its guardians and whereabouts: an insect wing, a wine stain, salt crystals, and a white hair."
The Sixteen Pleasures: A Novel
The Sixteen Pleasures: A Novel
"In 1966, 29-year-old Margot Harrington heads off to Florence, intent on doing her bit to protect its precious books from the great floods--and equally intent on adventure. Serendipity, in the shape of the man she'll fall in love with, leads her to an abbey run by the most knowing of abbesses and work on its library begins."