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The thread that binds : interviews with private practice bookbinders / compiled and with introductions by Pamela Train Leutz.

1st ed.
New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2010.
Physical Description:
335 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Reference Library
Z269 .T47 2010 (LC)
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"The paths that led 20 bookbinders to private practice bookbinding, including a special interview with bookbinder Don Etherington."
Includes index.
"A collection of 21 interviews with modern private practice bookbinders, exploring both their challenges and successes in the business as well as the common 'threads' that connect their stories. Illustrated in grayscale with photographs of the binders and their studios"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Bookbinders -- Biography.
Bookbinders -- Interviews.
Leutz, Pamela Train.

  • Eleanore Ramsey: exquisite precision and sophistication --Tini Miura: bold designs of a peaceful woman
  • Frank Lehmann: from rocket science to restoration
  • Tim Ely: a magical realm
  • Monique Lallier: gracious and elegant
  • Jan Sobota: renaissance man
  • Priscilla Spitler: hands on bookbinding
  • Craig Jensen: the road back to two guys in a garage
  • Scott Kellar: keeping traditional bookbinding alive
  • Sol Rebora: creating design bookbindings in Buenos Aires
  • Catherine Burkhard: the Bible lady
  • Jim Croft: old ways
  • Cris Clair Takacs: aviator bookbinder
  • Don Rash: perseverance of a dream
  • Daniel Kelm: empowering people through a community of bookbinding
  • Peter Geraty: bookbinding in an artist's mecca
  • William Minter: an inventive mind
  • Gabrielle Fox: exquisite miniatures
  • Karen Hanmer: melding book arts and bookbinding
  • Don Glaister: work of the soul
  • Don Etherington: a bookbinding father figure.