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Book Arts Terminology
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- Subject: Book Arts Terminology
- From: CLARA KEYES <c.keyes@MOREHEAD-ST.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 30 Jan 1997 11:06:48 -0500
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Hi. Here are some good sources for descriptions/definitions of terms used
in bookbinding and book arts.
Corporate author: Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare
Books and Manuscripts Section.
Title: Binding terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and
special collections cataloguing / prepared by the
Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts
Publication info: Chicago, IL : Association of College and Research
Libraries, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, c1988.
Physical description: x, 37 p. ; 28 cm.
Personal author: Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall.
Title: An encyclopedia of the book; terms used in
paper-making, printing, bookbinding and publishing.
With notes on illuminated manuscripts, bibliophiles,
private presses, and printing societies. Incl. illus.
and translated extracts from Grafisk uppslagsbok,
Edition: [1st ed.]
Publication info: Cleveland, World Pub. Co. 
Physical description: 484 p. illus. (part col., part mounted) 26 cm.
Personal author: Roberts, Matt, 1929-
Title: Bookbinding and the conservation of books : a
dictionary of descriptive terminology / Matt T.
Roberts and Don Etherington ; drawings by Margaret R.
Publication info: Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress : For sale by
the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1982.
Physical description: x, 296 p., 13 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30