On March 4 the group is expected to bind books.
Researching for an epic poem, he had been scanning the ancient leather- bound books in the archives.
He also recommends "two or three hundred magnificently bound books."
Students learned how to set type, operate the old press, create copper engravings and bind books.
And how does your reading split between ebooks and bound books?
Most paper recyclers can't process the glue that binds books along the spine.
Double-fan adhesive bound books can open completely flat and have a wide margin.
I think there is a place for expensive, nicely bound books as well as cheap paperbacks.
"Right now we're using old leather bound books from the days of Al Capone," he said.
In an upper middle-class neighborhood, the shop stocks about 20,000 titles, first editions and finely bound books.