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Book Arts Terminology



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
                        Section (ACRL/ALA).
      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,
                        Esselte, Stockholm.
               Edition: [1st ed.]
      Publication info: Cleveland, World Pub. Co. [1960]
  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.
                        Brown.
      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
                        cm.


Clara Keyes


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