Results 1 – 30 of 64 Japanese Bookbinding by Kojiro Ikegami and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Japanese Bookbinding has ratings and 14 reviews. GoldGato said: Kojiro Ikegami was a master bookbinder of Japanese hardbound books, a craft he learn . Kojiro Ikegami is the author of Japanese Bookbinding ( avg rating, ratings, 14 reviews, published ).

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It will be a great reference, though. A fantastic resource with detailed instructions, excellent diagrams and comprehensive lists of tools and supplies. Lucien rated it really liked it Jan 05, Preview — Japanese Bookbinding by Kojiro Ikegami. This ikegani not a beginners guide to bookbinding. Refresh and try again.

It gives very detailed instruction on how to make books in the Japanese tradition. Showing best matches Show all copies. A very nice book with a bit of history, as well as detailed instructions for making several types of Chinese and Japanese books; including flutter books, accordion books, and a few stab binding designs. Jan rated it really liked it Oct 08, I think it’s the best for learning this ancient art.


Stunning and practical, these bindings are ideal for preserving calligraphy, letters, artwork, and poems, for adding a distinctive touch to limited-edition books, and for use as diaries or gifts. Jordan M rated it really liked it May 14, I even tried some of this myself, even though I lacked the tools needed.

Adrienne rated it really liked it Sep 17, Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Kojiro Ikegami, third generation in a line of professional bookbinders, is one of the few full-time practitioners of the craft in Japan. Apr 16, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 10, James rated it really liked it Shelves: The descriptions are clear, as are the diagrams and photographs. Different types of paper, glue, and modern as well as traditional tools are also discussed. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Recently retired, he is succeeded by his son Yukio, who continues the family profession at the museum workshop and at their home kokiro in Tokyo.

Well illustrated with clear instructions.

Japanese Bookbinding: Instructions from a Master Craftsman

Used book in very good condition. The authoritative text, written by one of Japan’s leading professional bookbinders, has kjiro fully adapted for Western readers.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Ikegami b Kojiro Ikegami was a master bookbinder of Japanese hardbound books, a craft he learned from his father.

Dillon Peck rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Wonderful book for learning traditional Japanese bookbinding techniques. Want to Read saving….

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Mar 28, Moens Bib rated it really liked it Shelves: Instructions from a Master Kojito by Kojiro Ikegami. I refer to this book often for inspiration, I find the traditional work style very attractive and thoughtful.

For centuries the West has admired Japanese books, but only now can we make them ourselves and take full advantage of their creative possibilities. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks.

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