Talk:BPG Paper Bookbinding

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Decorative Papers Used in Bookbinding[edit source]

Marbled Paper[edit source]

--Kkelly (talk) 19:26, 14 November 2022 (UTC)

Ligatus. Decorated Papers. About the project. Appears to have been last updated in 2016.

Kroupa, Sandra, Katie Blake and Johanna Burgess. 2007. Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection. University of Washington Libraries.

Database of decorated and decorative papers from Europe, primarily Germany, France and Italy, produced between the 17th and 19th centuries.

The International Marbling Network website. Accessed January 4, 2023.

FAQ's include a detailed section on In short: "Marbled papers can be found to meet very high standards for preservation purposes and are still suitable for use as book covers, boxes, portfolios, and for decorative matting."

Paste Paper[edit source]

Suggested resources for the historic use of paste papers in bookbinding, and making historically appropriate designs: --Kkelly (talk) 20:38, 26 August 2021 (UTC)

Hebert, Henry. 2010. ["Paste Papers." Blog post.
Loring, Rosamond. 1952. Decorated Book Papers, Being an Account of Their Designs and Fashions. Cambridge : Harvard University Press.
Loring, Rosamond B. 1973. Decorated Book Papers, Being an Account of Their Designs and Fashions. Cambridge: Harvard College Library.

Julia Miller states that "The use of paste papers for either full or quarter coverings is rare among American historical bindings ... (Miller 2013, 279).

Miller, Julia Miller. 2013. “Not Just Another Beautiful Book: A Typology of American Scaleboard Bindings.” In Suave Mechanicals v. 1.

Block Printed Paper[edit source]

"block-printed paper." Ligatus Decorative Paper.

"block-printed paper." Ligatus Language of Bindings