Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume I

By: Julia Miller, ed

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Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013. First printing. New/new. Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013. First printing. New/new. Miller, Julia. Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume I. Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013, first edition, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 7 1/4 by 10 1/4-inches, xi, 522 pp. plus colophon. Brown cloth with black spine titles. Signed by the editor, Julia Miller, on the half-title page (no inscription). New, unread copy. Includes a DVD with additional images (also new). Essays include: Historical Repair, Recycling, and Recovering Phenomena in the Islamic Bindings of the University of Michigan Library by Evyn Kropf; Votive Offerings on Armenian Manuscript Bindings by Sylvie Merian; Colonial Blankbooks in the Winterthur Library by Consuela Metzger; A Primer on Signed Bindings by Robert Milevski; Typology of American Scaleboard Bindings by Julia Miller; The Compression of Signatures in Bookbinding Prior to Sewing by Jeffrey Peachey; European Influence in the binding of Mexican Printed Books of the Sixteenth Century by Martha Romero; Papier-Mâché Bindings by Jennifer Rosner; and The 1715 Mohawk Prayer Book, A Study of Six Copies in Colonial American Scaleboard Bindings. This is the first volume in what we hope will be a long series on bookbinding history. Edited by the author of the stunning "Books Will Speak Plain.

Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume I

Author Name: Julia Miller, ed

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: First printing

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Legacy Press: 2013

ISBN Number: 0979797454

ISBN Number 13: 9780979797453

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: new

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