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Preservation (Special Collections)

This research guide identifies resources for Preservation and Conservation.

Book Binding Resources at Special Collections


Adventures in book conservation: an album of investigations, 2012 (Z701 .F76 2012)

The art of the fold: how to make innovative books and paper structures, 2019 (TT870 .K95 2019)

Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinder's art, 2011 (Z269 .M368 2011)

The book beautiful and the binding as art, 1983 (N7433.3 .B66)

Bookbinding & Conservation : a sixty-year odyssey of art and craft, 2010 (Z269.2 .E75 A3 2010)

Cleaning and preserving bindings and related materials, 1969 (Z701 .H79 1969)

English binding before 1500, 1929 (Oversize Z270.E5 H6)

English bookbinding styles, 1450-1800: a handbook, 2014 (Z270.E5 P44 2014)

Fine binding in America; the story of the Club Bindery, 1956 (Z270.U6 C4)

Fine bookbinding: a technical guide, 2009 (Z271 .L62 2009)

Functional developments in bookbinding, 1993 (Z269.5 .W34 1993)

Historical reproduction of a full leather binding: reproduction of late 1400's to early 1500's binding, 2013 (Folio Z269.3.L43 H57 2013)

A manual of the art of bookbinding: containing full instructions in the different branches of forwarding, gilding, and finishing. Also, the art of marbling book-edges and paper. The whole designed for the practical workman, the amateur, and the book-collector, 1874, c.1856 (Z271 .N62 1874)

Medieval binding: the girdle book, 2015 (Z269.3.M44 H36 2015)

The restoration of leather bindings, 1998 (Z269.3.L43 M53 1998)

A teaching set of historical bookbinding models, 2006 (Z269 .T43 2006)

Trade bookbinding in the British Isles, 1660-1800, 2004 (Z270 .G7 B46 2004)