Making books by hand : a step-by-step guide / Mary McCarthy, Philip Manna.

Demonstrates the art of making simple accordion and signature books through illustrated step-by-step instructions. Also teaches advanced techniques for creating tied-binding books and box books. Includes 12 projects.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McCarthy, Mary, 1951 March 20-
Other Authors: Manna, Philip.
Format: Book
Published: Gloucester, Mass. : Cincinnati, Ohio : Quarry Books ; Distributed by North Light Books, ©1997.
Table of Contents:
  • About paper
  • Materials and supplies
  • Tools
  • How to make corners
  • Method one: For thin paper or cloth
  • Method two: For thick or brittle paper
  • Method three: For cloth or paper
  • Accordion art books
  • How to make an illustrated poem book
  • How to make a book panorama
  • Journals and scrapbooks
  • How to make a simple booklet
  • How to make a journal
  • How to make a scrapbook
  • Photo albums
  • How to make a tied-binding album
  • How to make a window-and-post album
  • Box books
  • How to make an artist's portfolio box
  • How to make a pop-up box book
  • New directions: trends and traditions
  • How to make a scroll
  • How to make an accordion with pamphlet insert
  • How to make an extended accordion
  • Gallery of artists.