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The history of bookbinding as a mirror of society

by Mirjam Foot

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Published by British Library in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • British Library.,
    • Bookbinding -- Europe -- History.,
    • Bookbinding -- Social aspects -- Europe.,
    • Bookbinding -- History.,
    • Bookbinding -- Social aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementMirjam Foot.
      SeriesThe Panizzi lectures ;, 1997
      ContributionsBritish Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ270.E85 F66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 112, [22] p., 8 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL79600M
      ISBN 100712345973
      LC Control Number99183870
      OCLC/WorldCa40683337

      The First Book Printed on Machine-Made Paper, the First Book Printed on a Stanhope Press, & the First Book Printed by the Foulis & Tilloch Method of Stereotyping, as . Dating a bookbinding can be difficult. Unlike the printing, a binding can be changed, altered, removed and rebound at any point in time. Some of the books in this exhibit do not have their original bindings or have been repaired; these changes have been noted when known. Other bindings may look like an earlier style, but be more modern than.

      Bennett, H. S., English Books and Readers, – Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade in the Reign of Elizabeth I (Cambridge, ). ZC3ea.F. Bennett, H. S., English Books and Readers, to Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade in the Reigns of James I and Charles I (Cambridge, ). ZC3ea.H. The History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society. London: British Library, Marks, P. J. M. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding History and Techniques. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Middleton, Bernard C. A History of the English Craft Bookbinding Technique. London: British Library and New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press,

      In the UK, there is the Society of Bookbinders and the Designer Bookbinders. In the US, a good place to start is the Guild of Book Workers. Bibliophilic organizations and associations such as the Grolier Club and the Alcuin Society also support and promote bookbinders. There are bookbinding courses available, some via correspondence. Knowledge about the structure and decoration of bindings in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries is largely conjectural as very few examples have survived. The religious art of the period can contain information that may help to address the uncertainties in the historical record. This essay considers the example of when and how the technique of gold tooling was introduced to the west. Using.


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Mirjam M. Foot has 13 books on Goodreads with 85 ratings. Mirjam M. Foot’s most popular book is History of Bookbinding as a Mirror of Society. The Panizzi Lectures are a series of annual lectures given at the British Library by "eminent scholars of the book" and named after the librarian Anthony Panizzi.

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London: British Library, The. The great object of this branch of the exhibition: that of furnishing a reliable basis for a future “History of Bookbinding in Hesse”, was satisfactorily attained ; and with a view to fixing the results and further pursuing the investigations, more than half the volumes exhibited were photographed by me and a still greater number.IN a short preface, Mr.

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By W. Salt Bramingtou. London: Elliot Stock. the Books of the Ancients, and that it was at the latter's request that he undertook to revise and rewrite it in the shape of the volume now b.History of Bookbinding Structure. A Brief History of Book Structure for Professionals in Restoration and Bookbinding: Notes, Bibliography, Terms and Techniques.

Notes. It is only possible to understand how the books of today came to be by looking at the needs of mankind in early civilization. Books were one of the earliest tools invented by man.