In the Studio With Bookbinder Mitzi Pratt
By Vineyard Gazette

On any given afternoon, one of three sounds can be heard coming from Mitzi Pratt’s Aquinnah bookbinding studio: the dull squeak of a 19th century press, sheers clipping through paper, or the piercing bang of a weighty backing hammer…


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Ms. Pratt has worked as a bookbinder since the 1970s and began with an apprenticeship in Northampton under bookbinder David Bourbeau. For decades she has run her own bookbinding and book restoration business, M.E. Pratt Bookbinder, with studios in Aquinnah and Brooklyn, N.Y…