A few videos on book production

Gaskell’s A New Introduction to Bibliography is a standard text—you can learn a lot from that book—but it can sometimes be a little hard to imagine how the various processes he describes would have worked in practice. Fortunately, intrepid biblionerds have taken to YouTube to show us how it’s done. If you watch only one video, start here, as this one gives you an overview of traditional typesetting, presswork, folding and binding in under four minutes:

For a more detailed look at the various stages of book production, keep reading after the jump.

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