Norwich Academy Bindery

  The Bindery Crafts which develope both mental power and skill of hand are steadily gaining in favor in this country. The system Of apprenticeship, by which it was possible to learn a trade while serving under a master- craftsman, is past, and in its place a few institutions which realize … Continue reading

Modern Bookbinding

MODERN BOOKBINDING. BY S. HUMARKS NO. XVI.- CATALOGUE AND PAMPHLET BINDING. ODERN advertising literature has grown both in bulk and variety within the last few years to such an extent that special binding methods have become necessary for the preservation of this class of work. The object of … Continue reading

Early English Bindings

Design in early English bookbinding, From The Bookbinder : an illustrated journal for binders, librarians, and all lovers of books Vol. 2, No 17 (Nov. 28, 1888) OF the following examples a to e are from English, and  f to l from German bindings. The earliest (a), from the cover of a manuscript … Continue reading


SOME SUMPTUOUS BOOK-BINDINGS CARRIED OUT AT THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS, BOSTON. BY NATHAN HASKELL DOLE. THE BREAKING of the "alabaster box of ointment, very precious," and Christ's rebuke to those who condemned the extravagance will always serve for a sufficient justification to the conscientious for any … Continue reading

1908 Exhibitions

January 1908 Article from the International Studio on Galleries Exhibitions Gifts at this season of the year so often take the shape of books that the occasion is opportune for bringing to the notice of our readers a group of examples of bookbindings which during the last twelve months or so … Continue reading