Bookbinding Competition

The Nation­al Library of Scotland’s Eliz­a­beth Soutar Book­bind­ing Com­pe­ti­tion 2013 is open for entries. The com­pe­ti­tion is open to all res­i­dents of the Euro­pean Union, and there are four cat­e­gories. The aim of the com­pe­ti­tion is to encour­age the prac­tice and devel­op­ment of cre­ative and craft bind­ing skills. The entries are exhib­it­ed at the Nation­al Library in Edin­burgh, and the win­ning entries join the Library’s col­lec­tion of fine bind­ings. The clos­ing date is Mon­day 11 Novem­ber 2013. More details and the back­ground to the com­pe­ti­tion is avail­able on the Nation­al Library of Scotland’s web­site.