The Whole Art of Bookbinding, Containing Valuable Recipes for Springling, Makbling (sic), Colouring, &c. was published anonymously in Oswestry, London, Glasgow, and Dublin.
"Very much a working bookbinder's notebook put in order for publication," this was first English book devoted entirely to bookbinding.
In Early Bookbinding Manuals (1984) no. 89 Pollard offers three possible authorship attributions.
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