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Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists (Masters)
Book Arts: Major Works by Leading Artists (Masters)
by Lark Books
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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. The selections demonstrate conceptual, aesthetic, and technical excellence, as well as... (read more)

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How To Make Books: Fold, Cut and Stitch Your Way To a One-of-a-kind Book (07 Edition)
How To Make Books: Fold, Cut and Stitch Your Way To a One-of-a-kind Book (07 Edition)
by Esther K. Smith
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In this digital age, the fate of physical books remains in question. Even the concept of curling up with a good book conjures new images. But there remains a sensory thrill to physical booksandmdash;to seeing and feeling them, to turning their... (read more)

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Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials
by Jeannine Stein
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Any booklover with the slightest inkling toward craftiness will swoon over the darling projects outlined in this book. Make a sharp-looking portfolio from vintage album covers, a paint-sample photo album, or a journal from a hot water bottle. (Far more... (read more)

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500 Handmade Books, Volume 2
500 Handmade Books, Volume 2
by Julie Chen
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Everyone who loved the original 500 Handmade Books will eagerly dip into this visually dynamic follow-up. Offering 500 stunning new creations by an international roster of artists, it showcases the unlimited creative possibilities of books as objects and... (read more)

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Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
Bookcraft: Techniques for Binding, Folding, and Decorating to Create Books and More
by Heather Weston
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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)
by Erin Zamrzla
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The handmade books presented here offer creative ways for you to explore your personal styles and interests: Create a record of this year's garden with a book made out of seed packets. Collect your favorite recipes under the protective cover of a plastic... (read more)

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Bookdesign
Bookdesign
by Andrew Haslam
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Haslam (communication design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London) presents a reference text for design students and professionals examining the art of book design. Coverage includes the origins and definitions of the book; how a... (read more)

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Cover to Cover 20th Anniversary Edition: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums
Cover to Cover 20th Anniversary Edition: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums
by Shereen Laplantz
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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. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to... (read more)

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Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' Books
Book + Art: Handcrafting Artists' Books
by Dorothy Simp Krause
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Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together. With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or... (read more)

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Mixed-Media Nature Journals: New Techniques for Exploring Nature, Life, and Memory
Mixed-Media Nature Journals: New Techniques for Exploring Nature, Life, and Memory
by L K Ludwig
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L.K. (Lori Kay) Ludwig (Zelienople, PA) works predominantly with mixed media artist books and photography with a strong inclination toward creating personal intimate works. Her artwork has been featured widely in books, magazines, and galleries and is... (read more)

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The Art and Craft of Handmade Books
The Art and Craft of Handmade Books
by Shereen La Plantz
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“LaPlantz has created another whammo release.”—Rubber Stamp Madness. “More than 25 patterns...focus on seven different types of books, from a simple...accordion fold to the complicated recessed skewer binding. Everything is... (read more)

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Zines!: Incendiary Interviews with Independent Self-Publishers
Zines!: Incendiary Interviews with Independent Self-Publishers
by V Vale
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Cultural Studies. Literary Criticsm. In the past two decades a quiet revolution has gained force: over 50,000 zines (independent, not-for-profit self-publications) have emerged and spread, often with little publicity. Flaunting off-beat interests... (read more)

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Books Unbound
Books Unbound
by Michael Jacobs
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Create handmade books like you've never seen before Go ahead, break the boundaries of bookmaking - it's fun and easy with Books Unbound. Using simple bookmaking techniques, you can turn an ordinary book into a handmade sculptural masterpiece. Book artist... (read more)

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Bookbinding Techniques and Projects
Bookbinding Techniques and Projects
by Josep Cambras
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"Cambras showcases his expertise in chapters devoted to half a dozen techniques and the same quantity of paper-painting methods." —Brad Hooper, Booklist, December 15, 2008... (read more)

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Hand Bookbinding : Manual of Instruction (96 Edition)
Hand Bookbinding : Manual of Instruction (96 Edition)
by Aldren A. Watson
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Before the advent of modern mass-production methods, books were bound by hand to remarkably high standards of quality. Beautiful and durable, they appealed to book lovers who appreciated not only a book's content but also the quality and craftsmanship... (read more)

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Book Play: Creative Adventures in Handmade Books
Book Play: Creative Adventures in Handmade Books
by Margaret Couch Cogswell
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Make books as interesting as the stories you want to tell! In this inspiring guide, artist and teacher Margaret Couch Cogswell pushes the boundaries of bookmaking through twenty-two traditional and experimental projects. Start off with a beginner... (read more)

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Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums
Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals & Albums
by Shereen Laplantz
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First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full color, features updated photography and a fresh interior... (read more)

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The Art of Bookbinding: The Classic Victorian Handbook
The Art of Bookbinding: The Classic Victorian Handbook
by Joseph W Zaehnsdorf
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Hobbyists can learn the art of bookbinding from a renowned Victorian master in a classic that offers expert, easy-to-follow advice on every stage of the craft. The author, whose custom bookbinding has been revered since the nineteenth century, offers... (read more)

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Drawn to Enchant: Original Children's Book Art in the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection
Drawn to Enchant: Original Children's Book Art in the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection
by Timothy Young
About the Author
Timothy Young is curator of the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Childrenand#8217;s Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. He is the author of My Heart in Company: The Work of J. M. Barrie and the Birth... (read more)

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500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form
500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form
by Lark
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First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full color, features updated photography and a fresh interior... (read more)

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