Keith's first book has become a classic among book artists. Volume I explores aspects of binding as part of the book's statement, as well as introduces the tools, materials, and techniques of bookbinding for book artists. It is the best selling of Keith's large collection of books he has written. Contains detailed instructions for 32 simple to complex bindings with 250 step by step diagrams. A must for every book artist's library. Revised and expanded edition. Available in unsewn signatures format.