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Making Books by Hand: A Step-By-Step Guide

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The craft of book-making goes back as far as the earliest times. Though the techniques are old, the art of book making seems to be growing. This is most likely due to the beauty of handmade books but also the ease with which simple books can be made. Mary McCarthy and Philip Manna provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions to lead both the beginning and experienced crafts person through twelve simple and beautiful book-making projects. With Making Books by Hand anyone can create elegant, decorative blank books, photo albums, gifts and journals that will last forever.

Synopsis:

Describes the techniques and equipment used in making books, provides instructions for making accordion books, journals, scrapbooks, and other projects, and offers a selection of artists' books.

Synopsis:

Clear illustrated step-by-step instructions demonstrate the art of making simple accordion and signature books, and help readers build their skills to make tied binding books and box books. Filled with design inspiration, resources, tips, and tricks for achieving polished and professional results, this volume will be eagerly sought by all crafts enthusiasts. Twelve book-making projects, plus design ideas, and information on papers, tools, trends, resources, and more.

About the Author

Mary McCarthy is a self-employed book artist. Her books appear in a number of museums, college libraries, and private collections. Besides making books for her own artistic expression, whe also designs portfolios, books, and boxes for various clients. Before starting her busienss, Mary worked as a photography and visual studies teacher at Phillips Academy, Andover. She maintains her connection to education today by offering workshops and courses to anyone interested in making books by hand. She lives in Boston with her husband Philip Manna, and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781564966759
Subtitle:
de
Author:
McCarthy, Mary
Author:
McCarthy, Mary
Author:
Manna, Phillip
Author:
Manna, Philip
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Location:
Gloucester, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Book design
Subject:
Bookbinding
Subject:
Artists' books
Subject:
Arts and crafts movement
Subject:
Book Printing & Binding
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Bookbinding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Book design -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Crafts-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series Volume:
3187
Publication Date:
20000201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
108
Dimensions:
9.33x9.16x.38 in. .96 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Describes the techniques and equipment used in making books, provides instructions for making accordion books, journals, scrapbooks, and other projects, and offers a selection of artists' books.
"Synopsis" by , Clear illustrated step-by-step instructions demonstrate the art of making simple accordion and signature books, and help readers build their skills to make tied binding books and box books. Filled with design inspiration, resources, tips, and tricks for achieving polished and professional results, this volume will be eagerly sought by all crafts enthusiasts. Twelve book-making projects, plus design ideas, and information on papers, tools, trends, resources, and more.
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