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ANNIE TREMMEL WILCOX - A Degree of Mastery A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

Title: A Degree of Mastery A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship
Description: Penguin , 2000 (reprint), 224 blz., porto 3,45 euro NL, ISBN 9780140291933, Paperback, in excellent condition.,FOR BIBLIOPHILES OF ALL STRIPES, AN AFFECTIONATE PAEAN TO THE ART OF BOOKMAKING, AND A POIGNANT TRIBUTE TO A LASTING FRIENDSHIP In this extraordinary memoir, certain to captivate anyone who's ever appreciated the feel of a good book, Annie Tremmel Wilcox deftly explores the artistry, traditions, and precise techniques of bookmaking and book restoration. Using excerpts from her diaries, newspaper articles, exhibit notices, and correspondence, she passionately recounts her experiences learning the art of making and preserving books as the first female apprentice to renowned bookbinder and conservator William Anthony. At once rendering a gorgeous, moving scrapbook of her tutelage under this extraordinary craftsman and expertly demystifying the fascinating technical processes of this centuries-old art form, A Degree of Mastery is a singular achievement certain to enchant book lovers and craftspeople alike..

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Price: EUR 8.99 = appr. US$ 9.77 Seller: Boek2 Antiquariaat
- Book number: H24P430B/79877

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