Library items will be available for loan at each guild meeting. Items borrowed are to be returned at the next guild meeting.
Librarian: Jeanette Ruxton Email: jruxton(at)gmail.com
Please email Jeanette suggestions for new book acquisitions. Donations of any library items are most welcome.
Ampersand vol.25 (2007/2008) – Journal of the Pacific Center for the Book Arts
Australian Book Arts Journal Issue 1, April 2010 –Issue 6, 2011
Designer Bookbinders newsletter. Latest year
New Bookbinder Vol.5, 1985 – v.38, 2018
Art of papermaking with plants by Marie-Jeanne Lorenté.
Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol
Basic bookbinding by A.W. Lewis
Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinders art / by PJM Marks. London: British Library, 2011.
Book+Art handcrafting Artists’ Books by Dorothy Simpson Krause
Book Arts Beautiful Bindings for Handmade Books by Mary Kaye Seckler
Bookbinders’ finishing tool makers 1780-1965 by Tom Conroy
Bookbinding and the care of books by Douglas Cockerell
Bookbinding discussed compiled by Ivor Robinson and presented as a tribute to Edgar Mansfield in this, his eightieth birthday year.
Bookbindings Victoria and Albert Museum, 1950
Bookcraft: techniques for binding, folding and decorating to create books and more by Heather Weston
Books boxes & portfolios: binding construction and design, step by step by Franz Zeier
Books with girth by Cherryl Moote
Bookworks ’07: an exhibition of contemporary handmade books [exhibition catalogue]
Brought to book. Australian Bookbinders Exhibition 2008
Compendium Being a selection of significant articles previously published in the CCBAG newsletter
Complete book of handcrafted paper / by Marna Elvea Kern. New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1980.
Contemporary Designer Bookbindings Crafts Council of Australia – 1984
Contemporary designer bookbindings. Europe and Australia: An overview of current trends in bookbinding based on the Crafts Council travelling exhibition of 1984/85.
Cover to Cover by Shereen La Plantz
Decorated book papers: being an account of their designs and fashions / by Rosamond B. Loring. Cambridge, Mass.:Harvard College Library, 1973.
Fine bookbinding: a technical guide / by Jen Lindsay. London: British Library, 2009.
Fine bookbinding in the Twentieth Century by Roy Harley Lewis
Fine books, fine bindings [exhibition catalogue] Crafts Council of the ACT, 1989.
First national conference of craft bookbinders Australia – 1984
Hand bookbinding: a manual of instruction by Aldren A. Watson. New York: Bell Publishing, 1963.
Hedi Kyle – Festschrift 2009 Essays and how-to articles in honour of Hedi Kyle.
Henri Creuzevault, 1905-1971 [some examples of a life’s work in binding].
History and Development of Bookbinding by Allan T. Stratton
How to marbleize paper By Gabriele Grunebaum. New York: Dover, 1984.
Japanese bookbinding : Instructions from a master craftsman by Kojiro Ikegami
Lost Gutenbergs : the discovery of 128 unbound original Cooper Square Gutenberg Bibles. by T. Yancey and M Chrisman
Making Books by hand: a step by step guide by Mary McCarthy and Philip Manna
Making your own marbled and decorated papers by Jane Reese
Marking time New York: Guild of Book Workers, 2009.
More making books by hand: exploring miniature books, alternative structures and found objects by Peter and Donna Thomas
Non-adhesive binding: Books without paste or glue by Keith Smith
Paper : handmade style. Murdoch Books
Penland book of handmade books Masterclasses in bookmaking techniques
Practical guide to marbling paper Anne Chambers. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986.
Practical printing and binding A complete guide to the latest developments in all branches of the printer’s craft, 1946.
Printed by authority: fifty years of government printing in Canberra.
Reliures de Nicole Fournier: La poétique de la matière.
Restoration of leather bindings, by Bernard C. Middleton
Silvia Rennie : designer bindings: an exhibition of fine bindings held at Kroch’s & Brentano’s during the month of September 1985 [exhibition catalogue].
Sleight of binding, by Cherryl Moote
Stopping the rot: a handbook of preventative conservation by Helen Price
Thames and Hudson manual of bookbinding, by Arthur W. Johnson
Covering in leather with Mark Esser. (1 dvd) Guild of Bookworkers Standards of excellence seminar, 2004
Introductory bookbinding course on making a half bound case bound book. Queensland Bookbinders Guild (1 dvd)
Modified limp binding with Robert Spinoza. (1 dvd) Guild of bookworkers Standards of excellence seminar, 1994
Simple Bookbinding. [6 videos] Toronto: Canadian Bookbinders and Book Arts Guild, 1995.