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Peter Verheyen
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Bookbinding for the Blind
Recent acquisition of a postcard depicting a bookbinding workshop at the Red Cross Institute for the Blind in Baltimore, MD. The postcard is ca. 1920. The image depicts a basic, well-equipped workshop with a boardshear, sewing frame, heated glue pot, and an...
Bookbinding for the Blind
Bookbinding for the Blind
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Binding Designs By Paul Kersten and Paul Klein
German binding manuals and related books of the first third of the 20th century often featured ideas and designs for bindings to instruct and to serve as a source of inspiration. For examples see  Designing Spines  and Paul Kersten's Decorative Leather Work...

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A Bookbinder's Journey
Was very honored to have been asked to give a presentation on my career as a bookbinder with a focus on my creative (rather than conservation/preservation) work. Among the facets discussed were how my experiences and the mentorship I received as a work-stud...
A Bookbinder's Journey
A Bookbinder's Journey
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Maria Lühr, erste deutsche Buchbindermeisterin
In  Frauen als Buchbinder | Women as Bookbinders teilte ich einen Artikel aus einer unbekannten Zeitschrift mit dem Titel "Beim weiblichen Buchbindermeister" und mit Bildern einer Werkstatt in der nur Frauen ausgebildet und angestellt wurden. Kurz danach fa...

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Frauen als Buchbinder | Women as Bookbinders
"Beim weiblichen Buchbindermeister" Eine undatierte [1920er] Photoserie die für eine nicht identifizierte Zeitschrift in einer unbekannten Buchbinderei die von einer Buchbindemeisterin betrieben wurde, und wo nur Frauen als Gesellinnen und Lehrlingen arbeit...

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Colliniana 2018 - Ernst Collin Updates
Wie in den 6 vergangenen Jahren gebe ich am 31. Mai zum Geburtstag von Ernst Collin (dies wäre sein 132. gewesen) eine Zusammenfassung von Funden und Fortschritten an meinem Projekt über die Collins. As in the past 6 years, on May 31st, Ernst Collin's birth...

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More Fish Parchment | Mehr Fisch Pergament
After making the parchment from Salmon a year ago, I got to do it again.... Here a more detailed "tutorial" than the last time . Now, go out and make your own. Nachdem ich aus Lachshaut vor einem Jahr Pergament gemacht habe durfte ich es wieder... Hier eine...

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The Medieval Girdle Book
Smith, Margit. The Medieval Girdle Book . New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2017. 384 pages, 7.375 x 10.5 inches, hardcover, dust jacket. ISBN: 1584563680 / 9781584563686. $95.00. Reviewed by  Nicholas Yeager Girdle books are mysterious, almost mythica...
The Medieval Girdle Book
The Medieval Girdle Book
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Mit Pappmesser und Kleisterpinsel (With Box Cutter and Paste Brush)
Mit Pappmesser und Kleisterpinsel  (With Box Cutter and Paste Brush) by Helga and Joachim Schönherr. Berlin: Volk und Wissen Volkseigener Verlag, 1962. Another charming manual, this one for secondary school children teaching them how to make decorated paper...
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