William Minter

Woodbury, Pennsylvania 
Born in Madison, Wisconsin, William Minter apprenticed and worked with William Anthony in Chicago from 1971 to 1978, before establishing his own bindery and conservation studio. In 1994 he moved his bindery to Woodbury, Pennsylvania, where he continues to work and teach bookbinding and conservation.

Example Binding: 
Bruce Beck, editor. 
RHM, Robert Hunter Middleton, the Man and his Letters: Eight Essays on his Life and Career
Chicago: Caxton Club, 1985.

Full leather binding of gray goatskin sewn on four raised bands. Raised onlays of maroon leather. Top edge graphite.

Design Description: 
Concertina fold sewn on alum-tawed pigskin thongs. Spine covered with alum-tawed pigskin. Beechwood boards with cross cut out on front board and gold leaf decorated flysheet. Gold-tooled title on spine.


William Minter example binding


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William Minter