Hardcover, includes jacket. Corrected edition. Presents techniques for note pads, scrapbooks, portfolios, sewn books, cloth and leather bindings. Includes tooling, stamping, embossing, inlaying and dyeing leather, preservation, repair and history of the book.
From the introduction: "Design is a continuing motif throughout creative bookbinding, as it is in Miss Johnson's other books. Her detailed, clearly illustrated instructions in various techniques are aimed at developing a sense of form and a feeling for design derived from awareness of texture, contrast, and movement."
Includes a preface, photographs and illustrations, introduction, list of supply sources, bibliography and index.