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Re: new to bookbinding
- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: new to bookbinding
- From: gary walker <gwalker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 10 Aug 1996 17:04:29 -0700
- Message-id: <199608110003.RAA20940@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
call 1 800 869 1534 for craft bookbinding co. for a catalog free-- also
small print shops charge money for books to be bound--where i might get some
linotype-so there is a market there if your starting and wanted to get some
money for your work and effort--rebacking with leather is good money if you
get it perfected-i haven't-
i was quoted 150. dollars to have a 17 cent. book done
>Hello! I'm new to the world of bookbinding. I'm from a small town in
>south Georgia and I'd like to hear from anyone else in Georgia (or
>anywhere else) that shares an interest in binding books by hand. I am
>currently reading books on the subject and teaching myself the art. I am
>learning everything the hard way. I gave away a book recently that I made
>for a friend. Everyone loved it and expressed the desire to purchase one.
>I would love to produce books for them but I have no idea about prices
>for quality bookbinding supplies. So far I have been picking up paper and
>cloth from department stores in my area. I'm sure the materials that I
>have used are not acid-free. I know next to nothing about what I'm doing
>except that I love putting books together and everyone loves my work. I
>would appreciate any info, advice, or encouragement I can get.
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