Long Stitch / Link Stitch
Covers: handmade Hahnemuhle Ingres marble paper, Canapetta bookcloth; endpapers: Canson Ingres paper; body text: Canal Saint-Armand paper, coloured hemp thread; bone clasp. Overall dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Long Stitch / Link Stitch is an old German bookbinding style that was rediscovered thanks to the modern American conservator, Pamela Spitzmueller, who used it to tie old books. It has the advantage of allowing the decorative use of thread on the spine of the book.
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