Bookbinding in Great Britain

Sixteenth to the twentieth century. by Maggs Bros. Ltd.

Publisher: Maggs Bros. Ltdprinted by Courier Press in London

Written in English
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Compiled by Bryan D. Maggs.

SeriesCatalogue 893
ContributionsMaggs, Bryan D., Courier Press.
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Bookbinding, the joining together of a number of leaves or folios (most frequently of paper, parchment, or vellum) within covers to form a codex or book, as opposed to a roll or scroll. Bookbinding began when the codex started to replace the roll.

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[Bryan D Maggs; Maggs Bros.]. BOOKBINDING. The art of binding flourished in England from a very early period, and in the 12th century English binders were in advance of all foreign workers in this craft. Several distinct schools of binding of this period may be traced, by the beautiful examples of their work which have survived, to certain important towns and religious houses; of chief interest among these.

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They give workshops, exhibitions, there is a gallery and a shop. PROVINCIAL BOOKBINDING IN GREAT BRITAIN SIXTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

Author: (Bookbinding). Maggs Title: PROVINCIAL BOOKBINDING IN GREAT BRITAIN SIXTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Publication: London: Maggs Bros. London: Maggs Bros. square 8vo. later leather, gilt lettering on spine; pages. S-K Seller Rating: % positive. James I. appears to have been an ardent bibliophile both before and after assuming the crown of Great Britain, and many of his bookbinders’ bills are extant, showing entries for books bound in leather, vellum, and parchment.

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Bookbinding in Great Britain 16th – 20th Century. £ In Stock. Add to cart. Posted in Bookbinding & Bookbinders. Published by: Maggs Brothers, London. The book begins with a short history of Tuckenhay Mill and the story about meeting the papermakers and recording their interviews.

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The 19 th century was a time of great change in European bookbinding. Social and educational reform of the previous century had led to increased levels of literacy which resulted in a greater demand for books from a wider public.

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