Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

 Previous item  Up One Level Next item

arming press

A small hand BLOCKING PRESS , at one time used for impressing ARMORIAL BEARINGS on the covers of books, but now used for blocking short runs of edition bindings, as well as in miscellaneous binding work. (203 , 278 )




[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/don/dt/dt0149.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 19-Nov-2011 13:18:38 PST
Retrieved: Wednesday, 22-Nov-2017 18:20:57 GMT