Hand bookbinding

a manual of instruction by Aldren Auld Watson

Publisher: Bell Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 93 Downloads: 970
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  • Bookbinding -- Technique

Edition Notes

Statementby Aldren A. Watson ; with illustrations by the author.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23238803M
ISBN 100517070677
OCLC/WorldCa1926093

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