16th Century Paperback or Limp Paper Binding
with Jana Pullman
Saturday, March 3; 9am-5pm
Introduction to Binding or equivalent experience required
With the new technology of printing spreading across Europe in the 16th century there was a need for a new simpler binding style. Sewn-on tawed leather thongs with sewn endbands with a laced-on folded paper cover: this binding filled the need. Using handmade paper students will construct this early paperback. Variations using different materials will be discussed along with the contemporary uses of this binding structure.
Certificate: 8 hours, Category D
$130 ($115 members) + $40 supply fee
Certificate enrollees only: early registration rate $100, valid through 2/10/18
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