Torchy the Battery Boy, 1960
Finishing tools for decorative bookbinding and gold tooling. The binder will heat these tools and press them into dampened leather.
Most of these tools were brought to the University of Iowa by legendary fine bookbinder William Anthony or acquired for his work here. They are used on campus for teaching and research, particularly for work with the Center for the Book faculty and students uicb.
So that list you’ve been compiling of weird/awesome things you can check out from libraries? Add binding tools.
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