Bookbinding & Conservation HC / Don Etherington.

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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.

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