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"Americans at work, in an art that is the preservation of all arts: The making of books. These men are masters of their tools, from the most primitive instruments to the latest equipments of the machine age. With other craftsmen, these are the people who make the pen mightier than the sword."

"Americans at work, in an art that is the preservation of all arts: The making of books. These men are masters of their tools, from the most primitive instruments to the latest equipments of the machine age. With other craftsmen, these are the people who make the pen mightier than the sword."

The art (and industry) of book binding in the early 1960s. The Atlantic introduces a 1961 video documentary about "The Golden Age of Book Binding" in America.

>>> The Golden Age of Bookbinding, by Maria Popova in The Atlantic

>>> Book Binding on ILAB.org

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