[GBW] Manuscript making and binding, featuring Bill Anthony

WILLIAM DEAN MINTER wdm14 at psu.edu
Thu May 21 21:00:02 EDT 2015


All, 
A colleague at the Getty Museum Library recently shared a fabulous video Making Manuscripts : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuNfdHNTv9o 
The six minute video was produced in about 1988. It shows the entire process of making a manuscript book from preparing the skin of the animal to the finished binding by Bill Anthony. Bill died of cancer within about a year of the video production. 
Until now, I did not know that such a video existed. 
Bill Minter 


William Minter 
Senior Book Conservator 
Digitization and Preservation Department 
The Pennsylvania State University 
402 Pattee Library 
University Park, PA 16802 
Phone: 814-863-2885 
Email: wdm14 at psu.edu 



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