03/15/2011 07:35 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Publishing: Making Books, 1947 (VIDEO)

Before Gutenberg, making a book meant writing it by hand. With the invention of the printing press, craft was still important. We found this 1947 video on the process and began to wonder about this becoming a lost art or if it was being replaced by the new art of extraordinary book apps like The Elements. Who are your favorite beautiful book makers these days and will the craft survive?