Still and Steady

Book Binding: Create Organized, and Professional-Looking Documents

There are several methods of binding books. The German method, called Broschuren, is perhaps the most popular. This technique consists of gluing with adhesives a single section of the pamphlet to a larger, thicker textblock. Both methods can result in simple, functional bindings. In many cases, these methods are less permanent than leather or parchment bindings. The Royal Dutch Library has published guidelines for the conservation of paper and...