Tag Archives: on my bookshelf

Review: Jannine Stein, Re-Bound

Mal wieder ein Review eines Buches in englischer Sprache, und deshalb auch der Blogpost auf Englisch. Ich hab’ auch noch 3 deutsche Bücher auf meiner Liste derer, die ich hier vorstellen möchte – die werden auch bald mal drankommen. Das … Continue reading

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Brade und Winklers Kleisterrezepte

Dieses Buch hat gerade eben (leider nur im Faksimile Nachdruck) meine Hände erreicht: Ludwig Brade und Dr. Emil Winkler, Das illustrierte Buchbinderbuch, Leipzig 1860. Das Exemplar, das ich habe, ist fadengeheftet, in Leinen gebunden, das Papier fällt schön zur Seite, … Continue reading

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J. A. Szirmai: The archaeology of Medieval Bookbindings

A while ago, Dymphie of papierenavonturen posted a picture of her bookbinding literature shelf. I commented on her copy of Szirmai’s famous book, and it turned out she had a spare copy. The binding was slightly damaged (this is why … Continue reading

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A Happy Fulfilling Weekend

Says Büchertiger (BT) to her husband (H): “What do we want to do this weekend?” H: “Let’s do something fun!” BT: “We could go out to a museum or exhibit.” H: “Mhm, is there an interesting exhibit at the moment?” … Continue reading

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New on my Bookshelf: Magic Books & Paper Toys

Esther K. Smith is the author of  “How to Make Books”, a wonderful book which I like to recommend for those who are just beginning to discover the world of bookmaking. Last week now, I bought Smith’s second book “Magic … Continue reading

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Review: Hedi Kyle. Festschrift 2009

At the Hybrid Book Conference and Fair in the summer of 2009, the Guild of Bookworkers honored its member Hedi Kyle with this Festschrift. It is printed in black and white on a slightly grey paper, and spiral bound like … Continue reading

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Review: The Penland Book of Handmade Books

You all know about Penland, right? The place around which the dreams of all crafters and book artists circle. I don’t think there is another place in the world where I more want to go to. The Penland school of … Continue reading

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Émile

volume 3/1989, title translates to strength, force, power, … note the screw Es ist jetzt schon bestimmt ein Vierteljahr her, vielleicht länger, dass mein Schwiegervater mir seine Exemplare der Zeitschrift Émile vermacht hat. Und ich komme erst jetzt dazu, von … Continue reading

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