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Re: book recommendations

Thank you, Bob. I appreciate the suggestions and will look into these books!


>        "Bookbinding: It's Background and Technique" by Edith Diehl,
>Published by Dover is a good beginning.  It gives history and how
>to's.  The history is especially good.  The Dover Edition combines
>into one what was originally two volumes.  Any city library might very
>well carry it.
>        In the area of techniques I think Arthur Johnson's "Manual of
>Bookbinding", published by Thames and Hudson and "The Restoration of
>Leather Bindings"  by Bernard Middleton, part of the Library Technology
>Program published by the ALA in Chicago are good introductions.

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