The Art of Bookbinding; A Practical Treatise

The Art of Bookbinding; A Practical Treatise

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...size, head and tail, for the panels from the top and bottom band; with a folder and strip of parchment make a line across the back, head and tail, at the mark made by the dividers. Work a thin broad and narrow pallet alongside the bands in blind. Prepare the whole of the back with vinegar and glaire, as above described, but lay the glaire on with a sponge. When dry, lay the gold on, covering the whole of the back with it, mending any breaks. For mitreing, take a two-line pallet that has the ends cut at an angle of 45, so that the joint at that angle may be perfect. Work this on the side at the K Panel entirely finished.-Band. Panel mitred in gold, with title and small corners. Band. Panel mitred and cornered with centre tool.-Band. Panel mitred and cornered. Band. Panel mitred. Band. Vanel marked out in blind for finishing. Small tail panel with date. Pallet. Showing progressive Stages of Finishing. mark made up the back, and up to the line made in blind across the back. Repeat this to each panel. The twoline pallet must be worked across the back and up to the lines made in gold; the cutting of the pallet at the angle will allow of the union or mitre, so that each panel is independent of the other. There will be a space left, head and tail, which may be filled up with any fancy pallet or repetition of tools. The corners should be in keeping with _____-the centre, and large enough to fit the panel. Work these from the sides of the square made, or from the centre of the panel, as will be found most convenient, according to the thickness of the book and style of finishing, and then fill in any small stops. When the whole is Cut showing the use d ft f t w off ith th d_ of Mitrepiece. ' rag, and use the india-rubber if necessary. The title has now to...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236583264
  • 9781236583260