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Bound in two colors of gray Hewit and Harmatan goatskin leathers in a laminate case. Decorated with three fish designs made with stamped, cut foils. Paste papers by the binder. Blind tooling and a silver stamped title.
Bound in full terracotta goatskin with back-pared black and green onlays and leather line onlays. Cover images based on one of the illustrations by Rockwell Kent in the text. Top edge decorated with copper paint and a hand sewn three color silk…
Full goatskin leather binding with sewn-in leather hinge and handmade flax paper flyleaf which has the look of parchment. Sewn on five German woven tapes with linen thread, the edges were gilt "in the rough" without trimming, and the tapes were laced…
This classic science fiction novel concerns the survival of knowledge through books in a post-apocalyptic world. The binding references use of atomic weapons and the blueprints described in the story. The book is bound in full French chagrin dark…
Full brown goatskin binding with onlays, titled in black.
French style binding with laced-in boards. Bound in bois de rose buffalo skin with back-pared onlays of goat and buffalo. Onlays embellished with hand-embroidered details using cotton embroidery floss. Hand painted border on front board in golden…
The binding structure is one that I have been playing around with for more than twenty years. It is simple, basic, and I love that the text can be removed at any time with no damage to the paper or binding. This is the most recent variation of this…
This well-used paperback had a broken spine, necessitating repair utilizing a single-sheet reconstruction. While viewing an exhibition of the Designer Bookbinders at Oxford University a few years ago, I saw a book bound by Stuart Brockman featuring a…
The volume was rounded and backed and full bound following the French style with three different pieces of leather used to form the outline of the shoreline of the sea. The intent was to represent the title of the book, La mar, which means the sea.…
Flat spine tight back case binding (Islamic-style, adapted) in full black goatskin with inlays of white bonded leather (75% leather) with full-color transfers of van Gogh paintings; title blind stamped. Hand embroidered Islamic headband (straight…
Full goatskin binding with laced-in boards. Trade book disbound, guarded, and resewn on flattened cords; leather hinges; doublures and flexi-endsheets of marbled paper by Pamela Smith. Hand sewn, double-core silk headbands; three edges sprinkled with…
The text is from a softcover book I disassembled and reassembled as a long stitch binding through a slotted wrapper. Brown quarter leather is sanded kangaroo with handmade book cloth sides. The cotton book cloth is imaginatively silkscreened with…
Sewn boards binding, French link stitch on tapes. Covered with black cloth on spine and purple tweed cloth on the boards. Marbled endpapers. Gold stamped title.
Bound in parchment over boards using the "floating boards" method. Parchment backed with Japanese hanako paper which is also used for the flyleaves and headbands. Sewing tapes in parchment, visible through groove. Hand tooled cover design and title…
The flat back case binding of Carmilla is covered in full black goatskin and has red leather inlays. The title is stamped, the lines are tooled, and the text block edges are gilded in 22 carat gold. This binding also features sewn silk headbands,…
Full wine colored Oasis goatskin binding with semi-pressed inlays of multicolored goatskin representing fruit, vegetables, and bottles. Gold tooled highlights and titling. Silk headbands worked in dark red and green thread. Twinrockers endpapers. The…
Full burgundy leather, sewn-on-tape binding over sculpted boards with embossed purple leather carved insets revealing rust and gold leather underneath. The cover design alludes to the themes of impermanence in Millay's poetry. Hollow back spine and…
This binding represents an early nineteenth-century bookbinding style: a smooth spine without raised or faux bands, half red leather binding, and the pattern of the marbled paper. There is a flexible hollow tube spine lining: the leather is not…
Laid paper pastedowns decorated with 23 karat gold leaf, then stamped in the center with the universal symbol of flammable materials. Sections sewn on meeting guards; guards sewn on raised linen cords; cords laced into the boards. There are front…
The structure that I have chosen to use is the French bookbinder Benjamin Elbel’s dos rapporté. The volume lies open nicely and is a sturdy structure for a reference book that would be used regularly. The design is on Strathmore 80-pound acid-free…
The binding is a variant on Jean De Gonet's exposed sewing and Renaissance slotted spine structures. The text block was very lightly trimmed to somewhat even the text, the head was gilt and sprinkled, pastedowns of suminagashi and kozo papers were…
Full beige goatskin over bas-relief boards depicting the Holy Spirit as a descending dove, onlays of goatskin, calfskin, and kangaroo skin in various colors; surface gilding; hand-embroidered headbands of purple and pale yellow silk; flyleaves and…
Full grey Chagrin (French morocco) goatskin with tooled mosaics in six colors of grey leather forming an exotic bouquet of flowers extending around the book. The bouquet includes pencils of yellow morocco, brick colored leather erasers, and silver…
Sewn on four linen tapes with sponge painted edges and hand sewn silk endbands. Covered in light brown Hewit goatskin with leather hinged Ingres endpapers and marbled paper doublures. Title and two illustrations from the book are gold tooled for the…
Yellow ochre leather with figure onlays, cover illustrations include acrylic pochoir painting and additional onlays of leather, design details blind tooled. Endbands are two shades of wheat colored silk over two cores with a front bead. Pastedowns…