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Below is a list of books that might be helpful to you if you are learning book repair as well as some links with tutorials and supplies that you might find useful. This is an ongoing list that I will be updating periodically. Please let me know if you find any discrepencies or if there are any books or sites that you think should be on the list
Here is a list of sites that have instructions on basic repair:
The Indiana University library website with lots of good info and tutorials on simple book repairs.
The Alaska State Library offers a free PDF manual on book repair. Conservation Book Repair: A training manual by Artemis BonaDea
Here is a site with some nice instructions on a few basic book repairs. Instructions include hinge tightening and tipping in loose pages.
Book Repair for Beginners: An illustrated step-by-step guide This is an inexpensive guide that comes in hardcover or as a downloadable PDF.
Here is a list of books that have instructions on basic repair:
The Care and Feeding of Books Old and New: A Simple Repair Manual for Book Lovers by Margot Rosenberg and Bern Marcowitz
Practical Guide to Book Repair and Conservation by Arthur W. Johnson
Book Repair: A How-To-Do-It Manual(How to Do It Manuals for Librarians) by Kenneth Lavender and Scott Stockton
The Care of Fine Books by Jan Greenfield
Hand Bookbinding: A Manual of Instruction by Aldren Watson
Basic Bookbinding by AW Lewis
The Craft of Bookbinding by Manly Bannister
Bookbinding & Conservation by Hand: A Working Guide by Laura S. Young
Bookbinding: The Classic Arts and Crafts Manual by Douglas Cockerell
Bookbinding: Its Background and Technique by Edith Diehl
Preservation of Library & Archival Materials: A Manual by Sherelyn Ogden
For information on repairing leather books, a book that is out of print but worth it if you can get a copy is The Restoration of Leather Bindings by Bernard Middleton
One of the best books for instructions on making protective boxes is
DVD's that would be helpful in learning repair are:
Restoring The 1819 Atlas Peter Goodwin
Repairing the 'HUMBLE' Paperback Peter Goodwin
Restoring the Family Bible Peter Goodwin
The Leather Bound Book Peter Goodwin
Some suppliers that might have items that you'll find useful:
For supplies as well as books and free instructional videos on book repair, check out the SicPress.
As always you can find a wealth of information on book repair and binding over at The Book Arts Web.