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Essays on the History of Bookbinding
Julia Miller, editor
Vol. 6 is expected in early 2020, and essay topics include:
• tacketed account books
• Anabaptist bookbindings
• origins and future of the University of Iowa bookbinding model collection
• increasing visibility and access to historical binding collections
• a late-Coptic binding with bridled leather boards
• physical evidence of curtains added to medieval manuscripts
• publishers’ square-back case bindings, late 20th century
• traditional use of plough and trindles for trimming book edges
Editor: Julia Miller has written extensively about the history of bookbinding. Her background is in book conservation and in teaching historical structures.