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A French style binding with laced-on boards. The top edge is graphite with hand sewn silk endbands, covered in "coke" gray buffalo leather with onlays of emery paper and aluminum screen. The book would be housed in a matching leather clamshell box.…
Borges’ eyes have been chosen from the line drawing for a unifying element of the content and the cover. The “eyes” would be cast and covered with leather and attached to the cover. The stamped and foiled ambigram on the back is symbolic of literary…
Alyssa Yates proposal
Full leather, English style binding over laced-on boards in beige Harmatan Goatskin. End sheets would be hand-marbled paper with a leather doublure. Hand-sewn silk headbands in beige, brown and green to match the leather and end sheets. The cover…
Teal blue French Chagreen leather with onlays of green and tan leather representing the landscape. Additional strip onlays in black represent the river and a figure with canoe paddle and fishing gear departing the area. The doublure will extend edge…
Dark teal blue French shagreen leather, cover illustrations include acrylic pochoir painting, onlays of various leathers, design details blind tooled. Endbands in two colors of blue silk with white accents. Pastedowns and endsheets made of…
Full leather binding with hand-sewn silk headbands. Included will be various black-to-brown-to-white goatskin onlay links. Onlay titling will be rendered in the style of Twain's writing. An inlaid vellum sheet of writing paper depicts Twain's writing…
Half leather "panel binding" of red Nigerian goatskin sewn on eight raised cords. Slightly concave central panels of gold lamé linen bordered by aluminum molding and black leather. Carved and gilt fleuron recessed in front panel. Craft Guild of…
Flax cover binding with 24k gold blocking lines to describe the text. Cover design abstracted from the title page, tooled fly leaves using elements of the cover design, and tri-tone blue silk headbands. Conservation concertina binding construction…
A hand-painted cover for "The Apocrypha" inspired by biblical images found in historically significant churches and in illuminated manuscripts, a modified illustration to give the design a vintage feel. The illustration selected for the cover would…
Modern cover, vivid in color, with leather and type over copper plates. The proposed binding will be leather bound with inset distressed copper circles, and the endsheets will be a bright color to match one of the leather circles. The color of the…
The design would attempt to reflect symbolically the literary references to life paths, growing mazes and the garden of forking pathways. The pathway would be raised to symbolize literary directions. It would be divided to show philosophical…
A split board binding decorated with a pallet of colors in blues and greens. The significance of the river is abstracted on the cover in onlays of various blue and green colors to emphasize the importance of this pathway in this memorable journey.
Using a three-cover-board structural binding, the volume will be covered in white goatskin leather with red leather doublures. Cover design will be a contemporary cross of wood made of veneers and leather onlays. At the intersection of the vertical…
Design is intended to evoke the fundamental purpose of Christian life represented in the text, characterized by its emphasis on the interior life and withdrawal from the world. Book to be bound in black leather with cover design and title embossed in…
Based on simplified French binding. Endsheets of Fabriano Roma handmade paper. Harmatan goatskin in dark green and biscuit cover the front and back boards. Insets on front board include the focal design and title. Larger inset based on…
Half leather binding of maroon goatskin with six raised cords. Central panels of vellum with gold leaf and acrylic painted images of the cross and the Trinity. Gold-tooled title on spine between bottom two cords.
Quarter leather binding of red and brown goatskin, the boards covered in painted paper collage with vellum tips, the title on front board is gold-tooled. Embedded in the front cover will be a glass bottle containing actual Mississippi River water.
Colors and design chosen to reflect the text. Symbols and recurring imagery including the Celtic knot, Papal keys, water and the Union Jack are used to illustrate the text. Original blue wrappers will be included at the end of the text. Decorative…
Coleen Curry proposal
Dark brown calfskin with transparent vellum incorporated in the design, vellum with ink drawing of a robot, in darker metallic colors, and a god, with warm colors. Marbled flyleaves to match brown calfskin of covers. Design depicts a futuristic…
Cover tells a story of all stories yet to be told through rounded spines of leather with gold and blind-tooled cords and labels. An embossed labyrinth would weave from the back to the front covers. Within would be letter press printed heavy…
Deiss and Jackson
Front and back covers with gold fillets between red and burgundy/brown rays, gold fillet at edges of board faces. Title and author gold tooled on spine. Blind tooling around inner edge of front girandole, DIXITQUE DEUS FIAT LUX (with gold leaf…
The design is in keeping with this book of devotion and duty to Christ. Binding in medieval style to reflect the time period in which the book was first written. Plain brown or light brown leather, Coptic stitching for the binding, title in black…
Sewn silk headbands, edge decoration of gold over a cedar-colored dark green, and endpapers created by Dallas marbler Catherine Levine. A silhouette of a dachshund, carved, filled, and stained on the lower corner of the front cover, acknowledges the…