LEATHER CROSSED STRUCTURE CONSERVATION BOOKBINDING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A technique created by Carmencho Arregui living in Italy, this 20th century design brought a revolutionary renewal of the Long Stitch bindings of the medieval era. It is a non-adhesive binding offering greater freedom to the text block suitable in conservation or travel journals or decorative bindings. Uniquely constructed by interlocking front and back cover 

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BOOKBINDING: INTERMEDIATE

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

In this follow up to beginners, we focus on a significant 19th century development which countered rough-handed use and became very popular with public and private libraries. One of the most satisfying bindings, Library-style Buckram uses many account bookbinding features, giving maximum head-to-tail support, combining endpapers, spine linings and boards allowing it to stand alone, 

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