Videos

Hosted by long-time ABAA/ILAB member Phillip J. Pirages, the video segments below examine the various pleasures of book collecting, with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating historic and decorative bindings, frequently using as examples items contained in Pirages Catalogue #61

Modern English Binding Decoration: Thomas J. Cobden-Sanderson

Modern English Binding Decoration: Thomas J. Cobden-Sanderson
Phil talks about the career of the greatest figure in modern English bookbinding, and shows examples of the work he did with his own hands as well as the bindings he designed for his Doves Bindery.
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