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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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My new corner chomper

I bought a corner chomper recently. It was on sale, and I thought, I would find a use for it eventually, and bought it. Now I made the first book which makes use of the new tool. I am both … 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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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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Looking Back – A Review Of My Last Year

Another year has almost passed. Although we can say that about any time of the year – on 20th of May it’s been a year since it was last May 20th after all. The traditional family gathering makes the passage … 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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