The Book Conservation Foundation


Stichting Handboekbinden (the Book Conservation Foundation) was founded with the aim to preserve the book as a carrier of culture, especially in relation to handbookbinding. But related fields are also focussed on, such as on fine binding, book history
In its periodical, 'Handboekbinden', which is published five times a year, there are numerous articles on bookbinding, bookconservation
Stichting Handboekbinden organizes exams for Qualified Handbookbinder, excursions to libraries, museums, archives, tanneries, binderies, etc., has a bookdoctor-service and publishes 'Het Boek Uitvergroot' (The Book Enlarged), a serial publication in which all aspects of the handbound book are dealt with.
You will find more on Stichting Handboekbinden via www.stichting-handboekbinden.nl