Tag: books

Post ID: 7145

Someone folded up their library check-out receipt into a paper crane, and left it in the back of this book.

Post ID: 7178

risilovesink: We have a set of these odd sewing keys that were cast instead of punched. I think they look like cephalopods.

Post ID: 7242

Nice video showing the making of a leather-covered book with laced-on boards.

making pastepapers

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 […]

Post ID: 7291

Railroad book with railroad ticket endpapers.

Your Old Books – RBMS – Rare Books & Manuscripts Section

Your Old Books – RBMS – Rare Books & Manuscripts Section

Post ID: 7553

Leather coloring that reminds me of autumn leaves. The inside is just as brittle as crisp autumn leaves, too, which is a shame.

They did WHAT?

When I hear the phrase “we fixed it with some tape”…

DIY Book Scanning

DIY Book Scanning

Post ID: 7828

Someone “fixed” this with some poorly placed pieces of double-sided tape. Sigh.