Pamela Train Leutz

Dallas, Texas
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Pamela Leutz began bookbinding in 1978 at the Craft Guild of Dallas under Dorothy Westapher. She continued her studies in Switzerland with Hugo Peller and in Dallas with Jan and Jarmila Sobota. She has taught bookbinding at the Craft Guild of Dallas, and now teaches and works in her own studio, The Gilded Edge.

Example Binding: 
Robert Louis Stevenson. 
A Child's Garden of Verses
Illustrations by Joyce Lancaster Wilson.
San Francisco: The Press in Tuscany Alley, 1978.

Full leather binding of green goatskin with colored onlays and blind tooling. Gold-stamped label on spine.

Design Description: 
Full leather binding of black morocco goatskin with attachment of brass wire design. Gold tooling on back of back; gold-tooled title on spine. Top edge gilt and gauffered.


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