The Bookmaking ClipArt gallery offers 10 illustrations of book sewin and case making.

A book after it has been bound.

Binding

A book after it has been bound.

The process of physically assembling a book from a number of folded or unfolded sheets of paper or other material. It usually involves attaching covers to the resulting text-block.

Book Binding

The process of physically assembling a book from a number of folded or unfolded sheets of paper or other…

Book binding is the process of physically assembling a book from a number of folded or unfolded pages, involving the attachment of a cover.

Book Binding

Book binding is the process of physically assembling a book from a number of folded or unfolded pages,…

When binding books they are "sewed on a frame, each sheet being attached by a thread to cords across the back. The sewing, though sometimes done by a machine, is cheifly executed by girls."-Lupton

Book Binding

When binding books they are "sewed on a frame, each sheet being attached by a thread to cords across…

Blocking machine for blocking desings on book covers

Blocking Machine

Blocking machine for blocking desings on book covers

A book-sewing machine

Book-sewing

A book-sewing machine

A case-making machine

Case-making

A case-making machine

A casing-in machine. <em>a</em>, cases; <em>b</em>, side of case-hopper; <em>c</em>, paste box; <em>d</em>, head clamp rod; <em>e</em>, head clamp.

Casing

A casing-in machine. a, cases; b, side of case-hopper; c, paste box; d,…

A roller used to bind books.

Bookbinder Roller

A roller used to bind books.

Used in bookbinding. "Sewing-press. a, table with slot b, through which the cords c pass; d, staples by which the lower ends of the cords are held from passing through the slot when stretched; e, adjustable bar around which the upper ends of the cords are looped; f, screw-threaded rods upon which the nuts g are turned, to adjust the bar e; h, h', book-sections to be stitched to the cords; i, grooves cut in the backs of the sections for reception of the cords; j, needle and thread, illustrating method of stitching." -Whitney, 1911

Sewing Press

Used in bookbinding. "Sewing-press. a, table with slot b, through which the cords c pass; d, staples…