Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Bookbinder Badge


A Guide must know the history of books; know the parts of a book; the standard sizes of printing paper; and the meaning of folio, Quarto, Octavo, Frontispiece, Index and Glossary.

Must stitch and bind exercise book or a music book; also a reading book.

Show a piece of binding with simple ornament in Tooling, Gilding or Repousse; or Bind a book with cover embroidered in metal and silk.

Mention a famous library, either extant or destroyed; and know a little about it.

1924 POR - Bookbinder Badge


A Guide must know the history of books; know the parts of a book; the standard sizes of printing paper; and the meaning of folio, Quarto, Octavo, Frontispiece, Index and Glossary.

Must stitch and bind exercise book or a music book; also a reading book.

Show a piece of binding with simple ornament in Tooling, Gilding or Repousse; or Bind a book with cover embroidered in metal and silk.

Mention a famous library, either extant or destroyed; and know a little about it.

1930 POR - Bookbinder Badge


A Ranger must know the history of books; know the parts of a book; the standard sizes of printing paper; and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

Must stitch and bind exercise book or a music book; also a reading book.

Show a piece of binding with simple ornament in Tooling, Gilding or Repousse; or Bind a book with cover embroidered in metal and silk.

Mention a famous library, either extant or destroyed; and know a little about it.

1931 POR - Bookbinder Badge


A Ranger must know the history of books; know the parts of a book; the standard sizes of printing paper; and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

Must stitch and bind exercise book or a music book; also a reading book.

Show a piece of binding with simple ornament in Tooling, Gilding or Repousse; or Bind a book with cover embroidered in metal and silk.

Mention a famous library, either extant or destroyed; and know a little about it.

1932 POR - Bookbinder Badge


1) Know the history of books, know the parts of a book, the standard sizes of printing paper, and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

2) Show an old book repaired by herself.

3) Bind together loose copies of a magazine, music or exercise books.  (Outside case may be bought ready made.)

4) Bind a book in half cloth and paper (patterned paper sides preferably made by the Ranger) or in half cloth and leather.

5) Make one of the following, of own choice: 

a) Whole leather binding, lettering only need be in gold.

b) Whole leather binding, all one design in blind.

c) An album, showing correct guarding, hollow back, covered with whole cloth.

d) Mount a picture, or a paper sheet survey map, to be mounted in sections, made to fold.  Also show an example of blind tooling and lettering.

6) Make a sample of loose-leaf notebook (no bought ones eligible); contents: notes on apparatus required in binding, and suitable materials (give samples) with brief notes as to where these can be obtained, prices, etc., size about 8 x 10 in.

1935 POR - Bookbinder Badge


1) Know the history of books, know the parts of a book, the standard sizes of printing paper, and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

2) Show an old book repaired by herself.

3) Bind together loose copies of a magazine, music or exercise books.  (Outside case may be bought ready made.)

4) Bind a book in half cloth and paper (patterned paper sides preferably made by the Ranger) or in half cloth and leather.

5) Make one of the following, of own choice: 

a) Whole leather binding, lettering only need be in gold.

b) Whole leather binding, all one design in blind.

c) An album, showing correct guarding, hollow back, covered with whole cloth.

d) Mount a picture, or a paper sheet survey map, to be mounted in sections, made to fold.  Also show an example of blind tooling and lettering.

6) Make a sample of loose-leaf notebook (no bought ones eligible); contents: notes on apparatus required in binding, and suitable materials (give examples) with brief notes as to where these can be obtained, prices, etc., size about 8 x 10 in.

1938 POR - Bookbinder Badge


1) Know the history of books, know the parts of a book, the standard sizes of printing paper, and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

2) Show an old book repaired by herself.

3) Bind together loose copies of a magazine, music or exercise books.  (Outside case may be bought ready made.)

4) Bind a book in half cloth and paper (patterned paper sides preferably made by the Ranger) or in half cloth and leather.

5) Make one of the following, of own choice: 

a) Whole leather binding, lettering only need be in gold.

b) Whole leather binding, all one design in blind.

c) An album, showing correct guarding, hollow back, covered with whole cloth.

d) Mount a picture, or a paper sheet survey map, to be mounted in sections, made to fold.  Also show an example of blind tooling and lettering.

6) Make a sample of loose-leaf notebook (no bought ones eligible); contents: notes on apparatus required in binding, and suitable materials (give examples) with brief notes as to where these can be obtained, prices, etc., size about 8 x 10 in.

1939 POR - Bookbinder Badge


1) Know the history of books, know the parts of a book, the standard sizes of printing paper, and the meaning of folio, quarto, octavo, frontispiece, index and glossary.

2) Show an old book repaired by herself.

3) Bind together loose copies of a magazine, music or exercise books.  (Outside case may be bought ready made.)

4) Bind a book in half cloth and paper (patterned paper sides preferably made by the Ranger) or in half cloth and leather.

5) Make one of the following, of own choice: 

a) Whole leather binding, lettering only need be in gold.

b) Whole leather binding, all one design in blind.

c) An album, showing correct guarding, hollow back, covered with whole cloth.

d) Mount a picture, or a paper sheet survey map, to be mounted in sections, made to fold.  Also show an example of blind tooling and lettering.

6) Make a sample of loose-leaf notebook (no bought ones eligible); contents: notes on apparatus required in binding, and suitable materials (give examples) with brief notes as to where these can be obtained, prices, etc., size about 8 x 10 in.

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