by Edward R. Lhotka
2000, 200 pp.
This illustrated manual takes the reader step-by-step through the art and science of fine leather bookbinding. Throughout, the work is well-illustrated and the intricacies of traditional leather binding are explained clearly and concisely. It should be noted that the author was a student of the renowned British binder Alfred de Sauty, and it is de Sautys lessons that he chooses to concentrate on in this text. Hardcover.