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It gives very detailed instruction on how to make books in the Japanese tradition. 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.

Showing best matches Show all copies. Adrienne rated it really liked it Sep 17, Cannot wait to use what I’ve learned with this book! Different types of paper, glue, and modern as well as traditional tools are also discussed.

Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman by Kojiro Ikegami

University of Melbourne, Carlton, A very nice book with a bit of history, as well as detailed instructions for making several types of Chinese and Japanese books; including flutter books, accordion books, and a few stab binding designs.

In he received a distinguished government award—the Sixth Class Order of the Rising Sun—for his contribution to the conservation of significant books koijro Japan’s history. This is not a beginners guide to bookbinding.

Jan 13, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: Dillon Peck rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Trivia About Japanese Ikgeami Used book in very good condition. Lists with This Iikegami. I wish it was simpler, giving lots of alternatives to the traditional materials supposed to be used.


Journal articles on Gallipoli, Australian indigenous women’s songs, Australia and the bomb, Papua New Guinea, and of the landless proletariat, Jews, Nazis and Communist down under, Menzies, history and empire, unskilled male labour and the beginnings of labour market regulation, et cetera Size: Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Kojiro Ikegami, third generation in a line of professional bookbinders, is one of the few full-time practitioners of the kpjiro in Japan.

Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman

I think when I am not so busy and more able to sit down and focus on the instructions, it might be more helpful. Please refer to accompanying picture s.

It’s a very specialized book, I recommend looking at a library copy before buying. VI, pages in original photographic illustrated softcover binding, there is no damage to describe, apart from light handling marks to the front edge of the textbook. Somethings are easier to learn from books than others – I found this a little hard to follow, but it gave me some ideas for bindings and for solutions to ones I already know.

Very instructive and a book that has earned its way into my permanent collection.

Ikegami b Kojiro Ikegami was a master bookbinder of Japanese hardbound books, a craft he learned from his father. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Early printing of this excellent work on how to make all the major styles of Japanese bindings and custom-made folding boxes.

Has wear to the cover and pages. Gsus rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Apr 20, Doug Mccallum rated it it was amazing.


Japanese Bookbinding

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jan rated it really liked it Oct 08, Kojiro Ikegami was a master bookbinder of Japanese hardbound books, a craft he learned from his father. We’re not a giant, faceless warehouse organization! Ashli Lewis rated it really liked it Jan 20, He was a young man during the s, when Japanese texts were copied by hand and the manually made books were works of art.

Ikegami brought his own love of this ancient art to this book, which has well-explained instructions and an abundance of pictures to begin the teaching process.

Instructions from a Master Craftsman by Kojiro Ikegami. For centuries the West has admired Japanese books, but only now can we make them ourselves and take full advantage of their creative possibilities.

Conquer these formats, and you’ve pretty much experienced the evolution of all bookbinding. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Also, anyone interested can also check out the various Japanese bookbinding studios that are springing up all over, such as this one in London. Find Rare Books Book Value. Clear instructions with step by step photograph and illustrations to guide. Jun 04, Karin Bartimole rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Michael rated it really liked it Mar 28, I would kojrio first in line for an edition of videos that demonstrate the techniques in this book