Based on medieval binding structures, textblock and marbled endsheets sewn on Pleister tapes with link stitch. Conservation endbands. Layers of pared leather and flannel to support spine, last layer is a vellum spine lining with extended flaps. Boards made by laminating binder's board with handmade paper, alternating each as well as alternating grain to provide density and an appearance of wood boards. Thick covers chamfered, except at spine, and attached with vellum flaps. Spine bands added. Crimson Harmatan goatskin, graphite applied to head and tail edges and top edge gauffered with silver circles. Front cover decoration based on centuries-old cuir-ciselé technique.
The Thread That Binds: Interviews with Private Practice Bookbinders. Compiled and with introductions by Pamela Train Leutz. New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010.
Leutz, Pamela Train, compiled and introductions, “Burkhard example,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed December 6, 2022, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/2285.