A Manual of the Art of Bookbinding
Containing full instructions in the different branches of
forwarding, gilding, and finishing.
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A Manual of the Art of Bookbinding Containing full instructions in the different branches of forwarding, gilding, and finishing.

By James B. Nicholson
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  • A MANUAL OF THE ART OF BOOKBINDING: CONTAINING FULL INSTRUCTIONS IN THE DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF FORWARDING, GILDING, AND FINISHING. ALSO, The Art of Marbling Book-Edges and Paper. THE WHOLE DESIGNED FOR THE PRACTICAL WORKMAN, THE AMATEUR, AND THE BOOK-COLLECTOR. BY JAMES B. NICHOLSON.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • MANUAL OF THE ART OF BOOKBINDING.
    • PART I.
    • PART II.
      • COLOURS.
      • MARBLING.
      • No. 1.—large brown french or shell, with three veins, viz.: red, yellow, and black.
      • No. 2.—small brown french.
      • No. 3.—brown french, with light spot.
      • No. 4.—small yellow shell.
      • No. 5.—brown and purple shell.
      • No. 6.—blue stormont
      • No. 7.—light italian.
      • NO. 8.—small green italian.
      • No. 9.—west end, (brown, with light spot.)
      • No. 10.—west end, (green, with light spot.)
      • No. 11.—curl.
      • No. 12.—brown curl.
      • NO. 13.—red curl.
      • SPANISH.
      • No. 14.—olive, or light green, spanish.
      • No. 15.—blue or slate spanish.
      • No. 16.—brown spanish.
      • No. 17.—double brown spanish.
      • No. 18.—fancy spanish.
      • No. 19.—fancy spanish.
      • No. 20.—drag or extra spanish.
      • No. 21.—nonpareil or comb.
      • No. 22.—raked nonpareil.
      • No. 23.—nonpareil, (reversed.)
      • No. 24.—antique.
      • No. 25.—antique, (zebra.)
      • No. 26.—wave.
      • No. 27.—british.
      • No. 28.—dutch.
      • No. 29.—antique dutch.
      • HALF-BINDING.
      • STATIONERY OR VELLUM BINDING.
      • BOARDING.
    • PART III.
      • FINISHING.
      • ILLUMINATED BINDING.
      • BLIND TOOLING.
      • POLISHING.
      • CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS.
      • PREPARATIONS OF THE COLOURS.
      • MARBLING.
      • TREE-MARBLES.
      • SPRINKLES.
      • UNIFORM COLOURS.
      • GOLD MARBLES, LANDSCAPES, ETC.
      • COLOURS.
      • VARNISH,
      • STAMPING.
      • TRANSLATION OF DATES.
      • RESTORING THE BINDINGS OF OLD BOOKS.
      • SUPPLYING IMPERFECTIONS IN OLD BOOKS.
    • HINTS TO BOOK-COLLECTORS.
    • Technical Terms USED IN BOOKBINDING.
    • INDEX.
  • CATALOGUE OF PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC BOOKS, PUBLISHED BY HENRY CAREY BAIRD & CO., Industrial Publishers and Booksellers, NO. 810 WALNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA.
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