CANCELLED: NLS: Book Atlas: A Journey through the Anatomy of the Book *
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED.
The conservators from the National Library of Scotland will give a workshop on the structures and bindings of books.
We’ll identify and show some of the most common historical bookbinding techniques, looking at some specific book features such as sewing, in-lacing, and covering styles. Common damages and weaknesses of the different binding styles will also be highlighted during the session.