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Re: vellum discretion
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: vellum discretion
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 08:22:38 -0500
- Message-id: <199711251323.FAA17946@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
There are two suppliers of bookbinding materials who do mail order AND
carry vellum that I know of in this country. They are:
The Bookbinder's Warehouse
31 Division St.
Keyport, New Jersey 07735-1522
Tel: (908) 264-0306
Fax: (908) 264-8266
A complete line of bookbinding supplies, including leathers, vellum,
clasps, screw posts, brass type, bookcloth, and
book presses. Catalog available.
6001 66th Avenue
Riverdale, Maryland 20737
Tel: (301) 459-3384
Fax: (301) 459-7629
Supplies and equipment for hand bookbinding, book conservation, paper
conservation, and book arts. Source for silk
and cotton headbands, brass book-screws, and gilding and tooling materials.
Rick also does mailorder and full information can be bound at his web page.
68 Lightfoot Place
Kanata, Ontario K2L 3L9
Handmade parchment, vellum, and tawed skins for calligraphy, illumination,
and bookbinding. Web site contains
information about parchment/vellum in general, as well as my
>well, I say it is unfair because not everyone can live in NY!! (or wants
>to!) I wish I could find a source for vellum pieces closer to
>home..affordable.. like in Seattle. or by mail, I guess.
>leilx@xxxxxxxxxxx leil james alexander
>>> I love working in the library. There is <<<
>>something to be said for working in a place bound in leather.<<
Peter D. Verheyen <wk> 315.443.9937 <fax>315.443.9510