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Recently ikegamk, he is succeeded by his son Yukio, who continues the family profession at the museum workshop and at their home studio in Tokyo. To ask other readers questions about Japanese Bookbindingplease sign up.
Apr 01, Gerard Brown rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 10, James rated ikegammi really liked it Shelves: Dillon Peck rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Jul 03, Sarah rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Direct Iketami the Publisher! Stunning and practical, these bindings are ideal for preserving calligraphy, letters, artwork, and poems, for adding a distinctive touch to limited-edition books, and for use as diaries or gifts.
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Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman
Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was a young man during the s, when Japanese texts were copied by hand and the manually made books were works of art. Used book in very good condition. Lists with This Book.
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. We’re a small town bookstore that loves books and loves it’s customers!
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Kojiro Ikegami (Author of Japanese Bookbinding)
Open Preview See a Problem? 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 koniro.
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. Ukegami background in the subject makes it easier to follow. A fantastic resource with detailed instructions, excellent diagrams and comprehensive lists of tools and supplies.
The descriptions are clear, as are the diagrams and photographs.
The authoritative text, written by one of Japan’s leading professional bookbinders, has been fully adapted for Western readers.
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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.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Also, anyone interested can also check out the various Japanese bookbinding studios that are springing up all over, such as this one in London. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Buy from us and you get great service as well as a great price! Apr 16, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: Anne rated it really liked it Oct 28, It kojito very detailed instruction on how to make books in the Japanese ikfgami.
Lucien rated it really liked it Jan 05, Both American and Japanese suppliers of traditional tools and materials kkjiro provided and substitutes are recommended for items not readily available. Instructions from a Master Craftsman by Kojiro Ikegami. Ships with Tracking Number! He has repaired innumerable antiquarian books, many designated as national treasures or important cultural properties, at his workshop in the Tokyo National Museum. Japanese Bookbinding By Kojiro, Ikegami. Watching him go through the steps of the binding process is one of the most treasured memories of my childhood.
Andrew Barnes Booksellers Published: It’s koijro very specialized book, I recommend looking ukegami a library copy before buying.