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By A. W. Lewis

A few books exist already which deal quite totally with publication crafts and likewise with complicated bookbinding, few of them conceal in any element the elemental tools of binding within the easier kinds. This booklet is an try to bridge the space by way of delivering step-by-step directions within the crucial operations desirous about the binding of books through hand in textile and in library type. No initial “book crafts” is advised because it is assumed that adequate preparatory paintings might be performed in bookbinding itself through the making up of small books of undeniable writing or drawing paper sooner than beginning on books of any worth. This e-book should be discovered beneficial in education faculties, paintings faculties, secondary faculties and in night sessions and in addition that enough distinct guide is given to permit a pupil, engaged on his personal, to take action with success.
Книга английского автора А.В.Льюиса о секретах переплётного дела. Ценность данного издания в том, что каждый человек, прочитав подробные пошаговые инструкции, сможет сделать переплёт книги в домашних условиях. Учебник прекрасно иллюстрирован и к каждому действию даётся подробный комментарий. Описаны разные стили переплёта, и дано описание инструментов, необходимых для работы. Также эта книга будет полезной библиотекарям, реставратором, студентам, ученикам школ и колледжей и всем тем, кто любит реставрировать книги.

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30, 31 and 32. 46 B IN D IN G A SINGLE-SECTIONED BOOK Fig. 30 Two folded white and two folded coloured sheets are required as before. Paste the whole of one white sheet and place one coloured sheet exactly on top and nip in the press, fig. 31. Allow it to dry under a light weight. The term “made” is applied to two sheets which have been stuck together over the whole of their surface. Fold this “made” paper with the white inside and insert it into the other folded coloured sheet and insert the whole into the remaining folded white, fig.

The paste is then applied to the whole lot at once by working the brush “down the steps” and away from the pasting guard, as shown in fig. 11, so as to avoid getting the paste under­ neath the edges. After the tipped sheets are placed in position the book should be placed under a light weight until the paste is dry. The book should never be pressed as this would cause the neat, straight line of paste to be squeezed out into a broad uneven band. t u r n in g -i n AN o v e r l a p . When overlapping material is being turned in over the edge of a board it is very impor­ tant that the board should be pressed down firmly with the left hand, as shown by the arrow fig.

Some binders then proceed to separate the sections while the back is still damp, this has to be done extremely carefully to avoid tearing the soft, wet paper. Others prefer to allow the back to dry out thoroughly before pulling, in order to minimise the danger of tearing the sections. If the sections are damp, set them on one side carefully to prevent them from staining or from sticking to one another. KNOCKING OUT THE GROOVE. 14. , the turned-up back edge of each section, by placing it between a fold of clean paper and gently hammering along the back of the section on a knocking-down iron which is held firmly in the end of a lying press, fig.

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