The complete story of the discovery of The Lost Gutenbergs and the development
of the Bookbinders Workshop 15th-Century Binding. Hardcover.
Also contains :
Close-up photos of the wooden boards, leather, and brass work.
Highlights of the medieval bookbinding style of Michael Chrisman
on this immense project.
Full page color photos of pages of the Gutenberg Bible.
Additional information and history about Johann Gutenberg, the Gutenberg
Bible and the Cooper Square Facsimile.
A pictorial history with over 80 stunning, color photographs of illuminations
Published by Bookbinders Workshop Inc., Garden City, Long
Island, New York.
Order here, or call BBWS directly (347) 556-7133.
$34.95 / Autographed, First Edition.
Purchase from Bookbinders Workshop online Catalog
“The story of The Lost Gutenbergs
is in some ways similar to a Dan Brown thriller, though in this case
a true story. The exciting events leading up to finding the massive
cache of Gutenberg Bibles is intoxicating. The decision to bind these
massive volumes in a style reminiscent of the 15th Century, complete
with wooden boards, is awe inspiring. To attempt this undertaking is
really a remarkable achievement in this day and age. Seeing the finished
product is very impressive and this book will be important reading for
any aspiring binder or conservator who may be faced with repairing or
restoring an original Gutenberg in years ahead. A bookbinding tour de
President, Etherington Conservation Services