CBBAG no longer has backlist exhibition catalogues for sale. Members can log in to find the list of catalogues here.
With the exception of Bookbinding Materials and Techniques: 1700-1920, CBBAG no longer has past exhibition catalogues for sale. CBBAG members can log in and find a list of those out-of-print titles here.
Bookbinding Materials and Techniques (1700-1920) by Margaret Lock (Toronto, 2003) is still available for purchase.
If you are interested in purchasing one or more copies of Bookbinding Materials and Techniques 1700 - 1920, please contact cbbag@cbbag with your name, mailing address, the number of copies you wish to purchase, and whether you wish to pay by etransfer or credit card.
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By Margaret Lock (Toronto, 2003).
160pp., illustrated by 122 black & white photographs and diagrams
Price: CAN$20 perfect bound paperback, plus postage and handling
The book describes each step in hand binding a book, and explains the practical and aesthetic considerations that influenced these techniques. It then shows how all of these processes changed over the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries due to mechanization, specialization within the trade, the vagaries of taste, the availability and cost of materials, and developments in printing, publishing, and book