Mankind has made books in some form for almost as long as there has been the written word. The books may look very different from today’s books, but they served the same purpose—to record the everyday workings of civilization and to preserve its legacy.While the trend of mechanized binding continues today, there are still crafts people who bind books by hand and much of modern hand book binding owes a great debt to the 19th century Arts and Crafts movement. In this section we look at the books produced by artists and basic book binding techniques which artist’s have been using. An Artist’s book is one-of-a-kind in which book-making is converted into work of Art in itself. In this section we will trace the diff styles of book making.