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Re: Binding Suggestions?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Binding Suggestions?
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@HCTC.NET>
- Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 09:40:09 -0400
- In-Reply-To: <199705190135.UAA02094@austin.sig.net>
- Message-Id: <199705191340.GAA16473@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
At 09:36 PM 5/18/97 -0400, you wrote:
>I purchased "A Bibliophile's Portfolio of Quotes" by John F. Dingman. My
first idea was an
>accordian fold and tip-in the pages.
Sounds interesting. If you do pursue the accordion-style binding you might
want to think about the traditional Japanese double-leaf accordion. It is
described in Ikegami's JAPANESE BOOKBINDING. Each page is made up of two
leaves pasted only at the vertical edges so it is possible to cut a frame
in one leaf and mount the broadsides between the two leaves. If this is
unclear drop me a line and I'll be more specific.
Sam Lanham (firstname.lastname@example.org)