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University of Melbourne, Carlton, I even tried some of this myself, even though I lacked the tools needed. Hardcoverpages. Some background in the subject makes it easier to follow.

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Kim Hetherington rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Nevertheless, the results weren’t too bad, although I simply couldn’t get the hang of the corner pieces. No trivia or quizzes yet. The illustrations could have been bigger, but overall one of the best, if not the best, references to traditional Asian binding styles. It’s a very specialized book, I recommend looking at a library copy before buying.

Japanese Bookbinding

Conquer these formats, and you’ve pretty much experienced the evolution of all bookbinding. Your business is valued and your satisfaction is guaranteed!


Gwyndolyn Abbey rated it really liked it Jul 25, kojir Also, anyone interested can also check out the various Japanese bookbinding studios that are springing up all over, such as this one in London. Early printing of this excellent work on how to make all the major styles of Japanese bindings and custom-made folding boxes. My father seemed at his happiest when he was binding books.

One of the few books on this subject kojrio owning. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think when I am not so busy and more able to sit down and focus on the instructions, it might be more helpful.

I think it’s the best for learning this ancient art. Gsus rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Irene rated it it was amazing Sep 27, The authoritative text, written by one of Japan’s leading professional bookbinders, has been full A third-generation traditional bookbinder gives easy-to-follow instructions for making all the major, historically important styles of Japanese bindings as well as traditional book cases–the custom-made folding boxes that afford handsome protection for Japan’s exquisite books.

Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman by Kojiro Ikegami

He has repaired innumerable antiquarian books, many designated as national treasures or important cultural properties, at his workshop in the Tokyo National Museum. Used book in good condition.


Excellent manual for learning Japanese bookbinding techniques.

In he received a distinguished government award—the Sixth Class Order of the Rising Sun—for his contribution to the conservation of significant jkegami in Japan’s history. Andrew Barnes Booksellers Published: A fantastic resource with detailed instructions, excellent diagrams and comprehensive lists of tools and supplies.

Jun 04, Karin Bartimole rated it it was amazing Kojito it for: Ashli Lewis rated it really liked it Jan 20, Wonderful book for learning traditional Japanese bookbinding techniques.

Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman

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ioegami Ikegami b Kojiro Ikegami was a master bookbinder of Japanese hardbound books, a craft he learned from his father. I will buy this Very Good Condition Edition: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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