PDF Bookbinding Collection (105 different bookbinding books – 1.23 GB)

PDF Bookbinding Collection

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Books within the Collection

The complete list of the books included can be found below.

  • Bookbinding and its Auxiliary Branches Volume 3 by J Pleger 1914 (288 pages)
  • Bookbinding and its Auxiliary Branches Volume 4 by J Pleger 1914 (80 pages)
  • Bookbinding and the Care of Books – A Handbook For Amateurs Bookbinders and Librarians 1901 (330 pages)
  • Bookbinding and the Care of Books – A Text Book For Bookbinders and Librarians 1920 (341 pages)
  • Bookbinding As a Handwork Subject – How Books Can Be Bound With Simple Apparatus 1915 (67 pages)
  • Bookbinding For Amateurs by W Crane 1885 (224 pages)
  • Bookbinding For Beginners 1924 (84 pages)
  • Bookbinding For Bibliophiles – Being Notes On Some Technical Features of the Well Bound Book 1905 (124 pages)
  • Bookbinding In England and France 1897 (141 pages)
  • Bookbinding In France by W Fletcher 1894 (92 pages)
  • Bookbinding with Numerous Engravings and Diagrams by P Hasluck 1907 (160 pages)
  • Bookbindings Old and New Notes of a Book Lover by Brander Matthews 1896 (295 pages)
  • Catalogue of An Exhibition of Nineteenth Century Bookbindings 1898 (111 pages)
  • Catalogue of Beautiful Books Richly Bound by George D Smith 1918 (100 pages)
  • Catalogue of Ornamental Leather Bookbindings Executed in America Prior to 1850 1907 (122 pages)
  • Catalogue of the Magnificent Private Library of the Late Amor L Hollingsworth of Milton Mass 1910 (440 pages)
  • Catalogue Raisonnee 1903 (119 pages)
  • Commercial Bookbinding – A Description of the Processes 1910 (82 pages)
  • Cowies Bookbinders Manual by G Cowie 1860 (146 pages)
  • Cowies Bookbinders Manual by G Cowie 1852 (146 pages)
  • Early America Bookbinding and Kindred Subjects by W Andrews 1902 (29 pages)
  • Early Oxford Bindings by S Gibson 1903 (116 pages)
  • Encyclopaedia of Literary and Typographical Anecdote 1842 (1156 pages)
  • English Embroidered Bookbindings 1899 (208 pages)
  • Examples of Bookbinding 1920 (72 pages)
  • Examples of Bookbinding Executed by Robt Riviere and Son 1920 (73 pages)
  • Examples of the Art of Book Binding 1897 (200 pages)
  • Exhibition of Silver Embroidered and Curious Bookbinding by Grolier Club 1903 (97 pages)
  • Folious Appearances a Consideration On Our Ways of Lettering Books by J Tupling 1854 (27 pages)
  • Historic Bindings In the Bodleian Library Oxford 1891 (133 pages)
  • Historical Essay On the Art of Bookbinding 1883 (41 pages)
  • La Reliure De Luxe Le Livre Et Lamateur by L Deroome 1888 (247 pages)
  • La Reliure Du Xixe Siecle Vol 1 by H Beraldi 1895 (222 pages)
  • La Reliure Du Xixe Siecle Vol 2 by H Beraldi 1895 (307 pages)
  • La Reliure Du Xixe Siecle Vol 3 by H Beraldi 1895 (323 pages)
  • La Reliure Du Xixe Siecle Vol 4 by H Beraldi 1895 (369 pages)
  • Lart Dans La Decoration Exterieure Des Livres En France Et a Letranger Les Couvertures Illust (412 pages)
  • Lart De La Reliure En France Aux Derniers Siecles by E Fournier 1864 (240 pages)
  • Leather For Libraries 1905 (73 pages)
  • Les Femmes Bibliophiles Catalogue of a Collection of Books Bound by Famous Binders 1919 (143 pages)
  • Library Binding Manual by L Feipel 1951 (90 pages)
  • A Bibliography of Bookbinding 1892 (31 pages)
  • Library Bookbinding 1916 (248 pages)
  • List of Manuscripts Printed Books 1897 (82 pages)
  • Manual of Library Bookbinding Practical and Historical by H Coutts 1911 (297 pages)
  • Manuel Historique Et Bibliographique De Lamateur De Reliures by L Gruel 1887 (265 pages)
  • Modern Book Bindings and their Designers by E Wood 1900 (95 pages)
  • Modern Bookbinding Practically Considered 1889 (105 pages)
  • Modern Bookbinding Their Design and Decoration by S. T Prideaux 1906 (177 pages)
  • New Books For Old by M Wheelock 1916 (51 pages)
  • Notes On Bookbinding For Libraries by John cotton Dana 1910 (170 pages)
  • Nouveau Manuel Complet Du Relieur by L Lenormand 1853 (281 pages)
  • One Hundred and Eighty Eight Manuscripts Bindings Books and Autograph Letters including the magnificent Calvillo Pontifical by J Pearson & Co (174 pages)
  • Papers On Bookbinding by William Charles Hollands 1922 (70 pages)
  • Partial Bibliography of Bookbinding by M Bridgman 1901 (60 pages)
  • Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam, Thomas E Maw 1903 (216 pages)
  • A Collection of Excessively Rare Books Letters and Illuminated Manuscripts, Binding, Books and Autograph Letters by Calvillo Pontifical 1909 (175 pages)
  • Practical Bookbinding by W Pearce 1908 (135 pages)
  • Printing and Bookbinding For Schools by S J Vaughn 1912 (152 pages)
  • Printing and Writing Materials Their Evolution by A Smith 1912 (263 pages)
  • Remarkable Bindings In the British Museum Selected For Their Beauty Or Historic Interest by Henry B Wheatley 1889 (213 pages)
  • Report of the Committee On Leather For Bookbinding by the Royal Society of Arts Great Britain by Ciscount Cobham 1901 (128 pages)
  • Royal English Book Bindings by C Davenport 1896 (96 pages)
  • A Syllabus of a Course On Elementary Bookmaking and Bookbinding by Sarah Jane Freeman 1910 (44 pages)
  • Specimens of Book Types and of Printing and Bookbinding by Norwood Press 1902 (188 pages)
  • Specimens of Linotype Monotype and Hand Type in use in the Book Composing Room of the Trow Directory, Printing and Bookbinding Company 1905 (197 pages)
  • The Art of Book Binding – its Rise and Progress including a Descriptive Account of the New York Book-Bindery by E Walker and Sons 1850 (56 pages)
  • The Art of Bookbinding by Josephy William Zaehnsdorf 1880 (224 pages)
  • The Art of Bookbinding a Practical Treatise by Josephy William Zaehnsdorf 1890 (245 pages)
  • The Art of Bookbinding by H P Du Bois 1883 (42 pages)
  • The Art of Bookbinding In All its Branches by Richard Groombridge 1835 (224 pages)
  • The Art of the Book a Review of Some Recent European and American Work in Typography, Page Decoration & Binding by Charles Holme 1914 (247 pages)
  • The Binding of Books – An Essay in the History of Gold-Tooled Bindings by Herbert P Horne 1915 (257 pages)
  • A Guide To the Exhibition In the Kings Library (British Museum) – Illustrating the History of Printing, Music-Printing and Bookbinding 1913 (183 pages)
  • The Book Collector by W Hazlitt 1904 (363 pages)
  • The Book – its History and Development by C Davenport 1907 (270 pages)
  • The Book – Its Printers, Illustrators and Binders From Gutenberg to the Present Time by H Bouchot 1890 (403 pages)
  • The Catalogue of Books From the Libraries Or Collections of Celebrated Bibliophiles and Illustrious Persons of the Past by the Grolier Club 1895 (113 pages)
  • The Colonial Printer by Lawrence C Wroth 1938 (412 pages)
  • The Earliest Cambridge Stationers and Bookbinders and the First Cambridge Printer by George J Gray 1904 (115 pages)
  • The Essentials of Good Binding by John H H McNamee 1896 (51 pages)
  • The Hand Book of Taste In Book Binding by E Churton 1800 (31 pages)
  • The Making of a Book by the Methodist Book Concern 1915 (36 pages)
  • The Printed Book by Harry G Aldis 1916 (174 pages)
  • The Printers Dictionary of Technical Terms – A Handbook of Definitions and Information about Processes of Printing by A A Stewart 1912 (384 pages)
  • The Printers Handbook of Trade Recipes Hints and Suggestions Relating To Lithographic Printing, Bookbinding, Stationery, Engraving etc by C T Jacobi 1891 (378 pages)
  • The Private Library by A Humphreys 1897 (169 pages)
  • The Spencer Collection of Modern Book Bindings by Henry W Kent 1914 (58 pages)
  • Women In the Bookbinding Trade by M Van Kleeck 1913 (302 pages)
  • A History of the Art of Bookbinding With Some Account of the Books of the Ancients by W Brassin 1894 (304 pages)
  • Works On Bookbinding Practical and Historical – Examples of Bookbindings of the XVI to XIX centuries a Samuel Putnam Avery Collection 1903 (118 pages)
  • A Lecture on Bookbinding as a Fine Art by Robert Hoe, Edward Bierstadt and Grolier Club 1886 (121 pages)
  • A Note On Bookbinding by Douglas Cockerell 1904 (39 pages)
  • A Primer in Book Production by Frank B Myrick 1945 (97 pages)
  • A Short Historical Sketch of the Art of Bookbinding by William L Andrews and William Matthews 1895 (50 pages)
  • A Short History of Bookbinding and a Glossary of Styles and Terms Used In Binding by J Zaehnsdor 1895 (40 pages)
  • A Syllabus of a Course on Elementary Bookmaking and Bookbinding by Sarah Jane Freeman 1910 (44 pages)
  • An Essay on Bookbinding as an Art and the Care of Books by a L Bancroft 1886 (20 pages)
  • An Historical Sketch of Bookbinding – With a chapter on Early Stamped Bindings by E Gordon Duff 1893 (313 pages)
  • Bibliopegistic – Pertaining To the Art of Binding Books Dibdin by The Trow Press 1910 (23 pages)
  • Bibliopegia or the Art of Bookbinding in all its Branches by John Andrews and John Hannett 1848 (179 pages)
  • Binding for Libraries by the American Library Association Publishing Board 1915 (21 pages)
  • Book of Type Specimens by Barnhart Bros & Spindler 1907 (1043 pages)
  • Book Repair and Restoration – A Manual of Practical Suggestions for Bibliophiles 1918 (119 pages)
  • Bookbinders and Their Craft by S Prideaux 1903 (289 Pages)
  • Cynthia Livingston

    I tried to share this on Facebook, specifically to PNW Bookbinders if possible, but I keep getting an error message. Help!

    • Cynthia hi!
      Sometimes Facebook is not sharing things properly — that may be just a local Facebook error. Please try in a few hours (or next morning). If the problem remains, you may try to share the direct link to this page (I would really appreciate if it is shared with description and a picture — http://www.ibookbinding.com/pdf-bookbinding-collection/) and I would issue you a discount code manually.

      Thanks for your time! Hope it will work now. Please write if you have any other questions =)

      • Cynthia Livingston

        It still wasn’t working, so I shared it from the other link on this page, the one above the photo of all the books. I realized I don’t have posting privileges to the group I was originally thinking about, but I do belong to a FB art group that has book artists in it. Your picture and the short description was with the link, though I also mentioned the other resources you offer, so even if they don’t see it before this offer runs out they can still come over and check out your tutorials and such.

        • Thanks for sharing!
          I’ve sent the code via email.

          • Cynthia Livingston

            Thanks, Stepan! When I showed my husband the list of books he was very excited about them. The code worked perfectly and we have our download links.

            There’s been a good response to my post, and one person has shared it. 🙂

          • Great!
            Good luck with your books! =)

  • Renata Stefańska-Klar

    Hi, Stephan, I just shared this on Facebook with description and I don’t know what should be the next step in getting the collection? Could You send me a discount code manually? Thank You 🙂

  • Renata Stefańska-Klar

    The collection is fabulous, thank You!

  • Friedrich Maria Faber

    Hi there. So I don’t have a twitter account, but I could share this page on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Would those three count? By the way, I am a german bookbinder apprentice. So no matter what thank you a lot for this list. I already have a collection of german bookbinding books, but this list is huge! *-*

    • Friedrich hi!
      Of course that would do =)

      I’ll send you the discount code to your email address!

      I was thinking about gathering a German collection too and sharing it here for free. But lack of time and practice in German language always prevent me from doing that (I has been some 20 years since I spoke German last time =))

      • Friedrich Maria Faber

        So, now I shared this side on facebook, Pinterest and Instagram (but I used a photo of my own bookbinding and printing books ^^).
        And I replied to your mail.

  • The lockers for the twitter and google+ dont seem to be working. I blog at http://www.bookbindingworkshopsg.com, could we shared about this there for the discount codes? Thanks!

    • Yeah, there was some error with a plugin. Now it is fixed…

      You have a really nice blog! I would be glad if you share the info there!
      I would also add information about your workshops to our lists. If you have any description or additional details to add — just send them to [email protected]

      I’ve sent you a 100% discount code to your email.

  • karinafatima

    Hey there. I was able to get the facebook code, but shared on google+ and twitter but was not able to get the discount code. It looks like the link is broken up there, idk. Can u help me? Thank you.

    • Thanks a lot for your message! We’ve fixed the vouchers and there should be no problem receiveing discount codes in the future.

      I’ve just sent you a 100% discount code to your email address.

  • My link expired, how can I proceed?

    • Hi! Please check your inbox, I’ve sent you some instructions on what to do.

  • Michael Wong

    I shared it on all 3 social media, but I didn’t get the discount code with Google+. Could you send me the discount code?
    Thanks a lot!

  • Rocío López Jiménez

    Hi! The locker for the google+ dont work!

    • Hi!
      Please check your inbox — I’ve sent you a message.