About this project
Coding into HISCO
Description (tasks and duties) Micro Groups
Binds printed material together by hand to make complete books, collections of documents and series of periodicals, fixes them in covers and performs book finishing operations.
Bookbinder (Hand or Machine)
Binds printed material together by hand (9-26.20) or machine (9-26.30).
Performs series of tasks in binding books with machines.
Book Embosser (Hand)
Embosses designs or titles on book covers with hand tools.
Book Embosser (Hand or Machine)
Embosses designs or titles on book covers with hand tools (9-26.40) or an electrical pressing machine (9-26.50).
Book Embosser (Machine)
Sets up and operates electrical pressing machine to emboss designs or titles on book covers.
Other Bookbinders and Related Workers
This group includes bookbinders and related workers not elsewhere classified, for example those who decorate book edges with plain or mixed colours, or with gold leaf, by hand.
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