Who Binds Hardcover Books?
Hardcover books are bound by those who make books – long runs, short runs, print on demand, one-off, edition binding, as well as photo books. What is a Library Binder? “A book is the only thing which man has made that asks nothing from him, but only the opportunity to give … The existence of books has enabled our society to develop to the point where the accumulated mass of our experiences, freely available to everyone, provides resources, and the opportunity to use them, to each generation. The improvement of the lot of mankind is directly related to the availability of the book to all who seek its treasures.”A Few Thoughts on Books, written by Dudley A. Weiss, former LBI Executive Director. Certified library binders are innovators and highly skilled craftsmen who have been dedicated to ensuring the highest standards in library binding, for more than seventy years. Producing many books on time that are durable and aesthetically appealing, library binders are also the original “one-o