Methods of Book Design

The Practice of an Industrial Craft

Hugh Williamson

Yale University Press / third edition / 1983 / 392 pp

This 1983 edition is the most up-to-date so it has nothing to say about many of the digital processes now used in putting books together. It remains valuable for what Williamson has to say about the processes which haven’t changed, and for its overview of vanishing and vanished crafts and technologies.

‘Methods of Book Design’ opening spread
‘Methods of Book Design’ frontispiece and title page.