Show you care!

sewn-books

Show you care! When you find a chapbook you like, why leave the cheap staples there to eventually rust and stain the lovely creamy paper? You don’t believe that you’re going to be around in ten or twenty years’ time? Come on… It doesn’t take much to remove the staples and replace them with linen thread. Or any kind of thread. Then the chapbook will look nice and clean for future readers.

Tuxedo JacketAnd if you’re really picky, learn how to enclose your books in their own protective and elegant Tuxedo Jacket… I did.

Though maybe that’s going too far.

For the curious, here is Wikipedia’s article on bookbinding.