I really like this breakdown of the cost for rebinding a book (and more than once, at that!) circa 1906. It’s a lot more expensive now! From this same book, here is a very detailed cut-away picture of the joint and endpaper construction for a book. These images are from: Dana, John Cotton. 1906. […]
The results of a very productive three day bookbinding workshop, making board attachment models with the amazing Karen Hanmer. For more information on Karen’s work and teaching, check out her site!
This book just finished getting repaired in our lab, and it featured an entire section on book-making, separate from printmaking! And because it’s old, you can read it online for free at the Internet Archive! Yay!