Book Binding in China by Nanjing University of Arts

Presented in the form of timeline: Decorative art of book in China which are classified according to different materials and forms,
Binding styles of Chinese ancient books mainly include oracle bone, bamboo or wooden slips, scroll, method binding, Chinese path binding, concertina binding, butterfly binding, back-wrapped binding, thread binding, paperback, hardcover and others. There are also different writing tools and printing method for different binding styles.