Marky Miles

Corpus Christi, Texas
Born in Carthage, Missouri, Miles received her B.A. from Pan American College in 1953. In 1957 she established the Mission Press in Corpus Christi, Texas. She has attended bookbinding workshops with Priscilla Spitler, Gary Frost, Raoul Bollin, and William Roberts. In 1989 Miles opened the Mission Bookbindery in Corpus Christi.

Winner: Award for Design

Example Binding:
The Book of Common Prayer
New York: The Church Hymnal Corporation, 1979.

Full leather binding of dark green goatskin. Multi-colored onlays. Gold-stamped title on spine.

Design Description: 
Full leather binding of light blue Nigerian goatskin. Multi-colored onlays. Gold-tooled date on spine.


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Marky Miles