B4125. Don Etherington: Design Bindings, A Retrospective B4125. Don Etherington: Design Bindings, A Retrospective. 2016. 96pp. 8.5"x11". Paper
A catalogue and appreciation of Etherington's achievements over his long and distinguished career, printed for a retrospective exhibition at HEC Montreal. Includes introductory words by Don Etherington, Jonathan Tremblay (President of ARA Canada), and Maureen Clapperton, and an essay by John MacKrell. In addition to color illustrations and descriptions of the bindings in the exhibition, the catalogue also shows bindings not in the exhibition, as well as custom bindings by friends, students, and colleagues of his earlier book Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty Year Odyssey of Art and Craft.
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Purchase a signed copy of Don Etherington's Bookbinding & Conservation (B3229, $49.95) and a copy of Fine Bookbinding with Don Etherington & Monique Lallier (DVD50, $104.95) for only $125. You save $29.90 off the retail price when you purchase both.
DVD50. Fine Bookbinding with Don Etherington & Monique Lallier DVD50. Fine Bookbinding with Don Etherington & Monique Lallier. 2011. Approx 240 min. DVD (Two-disc Set)
Husband and wife team Don Etherington & Monique Lallier present, in complete step-by-step detail, Fine Full-Leather Binding With Raised Bands (Etherington) and Design Binding With Leather Inlays and Onlays in the French Tradition (Lallier).
Beginning with a text block that is ready to be covered, Don takes you through every step of the process to achieve a fine, full-leather binding. He shares all of his special techniques, including his own for achieving smooth, beautiful leather corners. Monique fully demonstrates and explains her French-style leather inlays & onlays for design binding. She demonstrates each and every step of how to achieve truly beautiful designs in leather.
Current binders will enhance their craft by refining their techniques and learning new methods. For beginners, the DVDs teach you how to completely cover a book in full-leather and create beautiful multi-color leather inlays & onlays with clear, straight-forward instruction. There has never been an instructional DVD (or even a book) that teaches what you will learn in this video.
This DVD is the seventh in the Bookbinders Workshop Instructional Series and the first in the series by Don Etherington and Monique Lallier, two of the world's most recognized professionals in book conservation & design binding.
B3229. Bookbinding & Conservation HC / Don Etherington. Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty-Year Odyssey of Art and Craft by Don Etherington. 2010. 180pp. 8.5"x11". Hardcover
Don Etherington began bookbinding at the age of thirteen and went on to study bookbinding and design at the London School of Printing. This autobiography takes you through his lifelong journey of bookbinding and conservation, including his teaching and his journey from Europe to the US, where he became Training Officer and Assistant Restoration Officer at the Library of Congress in 1970. This account of his personal and professional life includes his generous contribution to the conservation effort in Florence, Italy, following the great flood that caused incredible damage to thousands of books. Etherington's work can be found in collections worldwide. Numerous personal photographs and a gallery of Etherington's fine bindings.
DVD18. Don Etherington: Fully Dressed in Leather Don Etherington: Fully Dressed in Leather, Conservation Style
68 minutes. DVD.
As he covers a book in full leather, Don Etherington demonstrates the often unappreciated principles of sound forwarding and discuss various aspects of techniques designed to achieve a more durable binding.
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Using leather or paper, the edge-to-edge doublure is a refined and exquisite finish for the inner boards of a designer binding and, if desired, may be made to continue on the fly leaves. A successful and smooth result depends on the careful preparation of the surface underneath the doublure, through the use of special lining and sanding techniques.
All our DVDs are made to run on USA and Canada machines. If you live outside North America, you should check with the manual for your machine to see if it can play NTSC format DVDs. If your DVD player can't play our DVDs, your computer may be able to.