Someone folded up their library check-out receipt into a paper crane, and left it in the back of this book.
risilovesink: We have a set of these odd sewing keys that were cast instead of punched. I think they look like cephalopods.
Nice video showing the making of a leather-covered book with laced-on boards. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
making pastepapers For the most recent Boss Dog Press imprint, Three Lectures, I wanted to do paper over board bindings as an homage to the small paper covered Insel Verlag titles in Trudi and Fritz Eberhardt’s personal library. A number of pastepaper trials were unsatisfactory until a small brain-squall prompted a change in the process which […]
Railroad book with railroad ticket endpapers.
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Leather coloring that reminds me of autumn leaves. The inside is just as brittle as crisp autumn leaves, too, which is a shame.
When I hear the phrase “we fixed it with some tape”…
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Someone “fixed” this with some poorly placed pieces of double-sided tape. Sigh.