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L'art et la pratique en reliure

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"French art binding occupies the first place in Europe, and in support of what we are advancing we could cite the ever higher prices that sales reach, not only old bindings but also modern works.

184 pages

Format 14 X 20 cm.

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"French art binding occupies the first place in Europe, and in support of what we are advancing we could cite the ever higher prices that sales reach, not only old bindings but also modern works.

Called art binding a binding on which the worker was pleased to show all his talent, which applied not to overload it with more or less heavy gilding, but to adapt the binding to the book, to choose a fine and delicate ornamentation, to show in a word all the art of which it is capable. »Alphonse Blanchon 1900

These pages are the complete reissue of Alphonse Blanchon's book which was published in 1900 by J. Hetzel Publishing in the professional library.

It is made up of nine chapters:
- Tools, materials and products
- Preliminary operations
- Endorsement, trimming
- Slice ornamentation
- Blanket
- Cartonnage
- Look into the past
- Modern binding
- Gilding and finishing.

Illustrated book of 78 figures in the text.

184 pages

Format 14 X 20 cm.

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