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Fwd: New books about books
In the next week we will be receiving a shipment of new books in which you
might be interested:
1. "Cover to Cover: Creative Techniques for Making Beautiful Books, Journals
& Albums", by Shereen LaPlantz. 144 pages, 144 color illustrations, 400 b/w
illustrations; hard cover, $24.95 + $3.00 shipping. This book go far beyond
the usual how-to, utilizing interesting and handmade papers, unusual
decorations, intriguing shapes and forms and other innovations, while still
covering the basics of folding, marking, cutting and applying adhesives, etc.
Seven different binding styles are presented with a project included for
each, including a simple pamphlet, a basic codex, a stitched volume, a
traditional Japanese-style stab binding, a unique triangular fold book and
others that use a combination of methods.
2. "Books, Boxes and Wraps: Binding & Building, Step-bystep, by Marilyn
Webberley and JoAn Forsyth. Over 300 pages, soft cover, with over 800 hand
drawings illustrating the 124 projects. $39.00 + $3.00 shipping.Easy to
follow directions for making books: Palm leaves & Scrolls, Single & Multiple
Signatures, Edge Sewn & Accordion bindings, plus Folders, Wraps, Boxes &
Cases. In addition there are working tips including knots & closures, tools &
equipment, paper charts, and details on adhesives and supply sources.
Both are wonderful books, for yourself or perhaps as a holiday gift. Order
early as we expect a big rush on these great new titles!
The Bookbinder's Warehouse, Inc.
31 Division St.
Keyport, NJ 07735-1522
phone (908) 264-0306
fax (908) 264-8266
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(and yes, we take VISA and MasterCard!)