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Deals with what used to be called the 'letterpress and stationery' branches of the trade and includes sections on finishing and design. This book offers the detailed description of binding materials and technique that provide an insight for the conservation of both hand- and machine-bound books.
This is a practical, comprehensive guide that will appeal to anyone who works with silver, from student and specialist craftsmen, to designers, salesmen and collectors. Cuzner teaches the theory and application of silversmithing through a series of exercises.
Helps readers in using and understanding the Latin tags commonly employed. For each of the 1,200 phrases, maxims and proverbs listed, this book gives the correct spelling and literal meaning, as well as clarifiying how to use the phrase. It also reveals the fascinating stories behind many phrases in common...
By Jean Perry
Contains details and illustrations for making over twenty items of horse clothing in the home. This book describes how to cut out, machine and sew a variety of rugs and other items of clothing, each accompanied by graph patterns and the drawings. It provides help on obtaining the correct materials.
One of the results of mass production is the erosion of traditional craftsmanship and, in time, the loss of the craft itself. Using only hand tools and traditional methods, this book demonstrates step-by-step how a saddle is made without recourse to machinery of any kind. It is complemented with both...