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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Manuals
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 10:34:43 -0400
- In-reply-to: <199705071221.HAA15619@austin.sig.net>
- Message-id: <199705071434.HAA23795@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 08:21 AM 5/7/97 -0400, you wrote:
>I would suggest Books, Boxes, and Portfolios by Franz Zeier..
>It focuses on traditional Western (German) binding style but also has
Japanese styles. . .
I like Zeier, including his philosophical comments, but if one is
interested in *traditional* Japanese binding I suggest Ikegami. Zeier has
some erroneous---even laughable---comments and instructions regarding the
four-hole binding (fukuro-toji). But overall, I've found the book very useful.
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)
It ain't the heavy haulin' that hurts the horse. It's the clop, clop, clop
on the hard highway.
----Ray Wynn, west Galveston Island