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A Degree Of Mastery: A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

A Degree Of Mastery: A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

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Plot

In this extraordinary memoir, certain to captivate anyone who's ever appreciated the feel of a good book, Annie Tremmel Wilcox deftly explores the artistry, traditions, and precise techniques of book making and restoration. Using excerpts from her diaries, newspaper articles, exhibit notices, and correspondence, Wilcox passionately recounts her experiences learning the art of making and preserving books as the first female apprentice to the renowned book binder and conservator William Anthony. At once rendering a gorgeous, moving scrapbook of her tutelage under this consummate craftsman, and expertly demystifing the fascinating technical processes of this centuries-old art form, A Degree of Mastery is a singular achievement certain to enchant book lovers and crafts-people alike.

Book Details

Author Annie Tremmel Wilcox
Publication Year 2000
Publisher Penguin (Non-Classics)
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780140291933
Number of Pages 224
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