In-House Bookbinding and Repair is a working document that contains information on setting up both a basic bookbindery and repair lab (i.e. the design, equipment, tools, and supplies needed) and instructions on rebinding and repairing cloth-bound books. Highly illustrated to greater enhance its usefulness, this manual also covers various aspects of book repair and preservation, and contains appendixes on manufacturers and suppliers of materials and products discussed in the text, an extensive glossary of terms, a separate section on Internet resources, and a helpful bibliography.
Sharon McQueen is an award-winning print culture historian and an Assistant Professor in the Library Science Program of Old Dominion University. She has previously taught for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, Rutgers University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Kentucky. James Twomey is a renowned book and document conservator. He has published many articles on preservation and for nearly 30 years his clients have included individuals, rare book dealers, collectors, theological seminaries, research libraries, state archives and historical libraries. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Dominican University.
Preface Acknowledgments Part One: Setting Up Shop Chapter 1. The Environment Chapter 2. The Equipment Chapter 3. The Tools Chapter 4. The Supplies Part Two: The Process Recasing a 20st or 21st Century Book Chapter 5. Parts of a Book and Types of Damage Chapter 6. Preservation Awareness Chapter 7. Preparing the Text Block Chapter 8. Resewing Chapter 9. Making the Case Chapter 10. Casing In Chapter 11. The Hollow Tube Chapter 12. Rebacking Chapter 13. Saving Provenance Glossary Manufacturers and Suppliers World Wide Web Resources Bibliography Index About the Author