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Full leather binding of black goatskin with raised surfaces and blind-tooled lines. Top edge gilt. Gold-tooled title on spine.
Full orange goatskin with green and black goatskin onlays and gold tooling.
Full brown goatskin binding with onlays, titled in black.
Full leather binding in five colors with twenty-four textual quotations. Gold tooled and stamped using a variety of handle letters and 10-point York type. The top edge is gilt.
Tightback goatskin binding, sewn on raised cords laced into boards, with a very flat back; all edges gilt and gauffered with a dotted line along either side of each edge; tooling with gold leaf and egg glaire; plain white endsections; single color…
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…
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…
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Full leather binding of alum-tawed goatskin stained with aniline dyes. Tooled in gold and palladium.
The poetry, illustrations, and the countryside Wendell Berry describes inspired this design. Soft, rolling hills are shown using the bas-relief areas and the crops are represented by the rough green leather onlays and gold tooled lines with a dusting…
Full leather binding including doublures and fly leaves, emerald, natural, and red goatskin with black goatskin onlays to represent the binding as a slice of watermelon.
Full dark green and alum-tawed goatskin dyed with gold and palladium leaf and colored foil tooling. The center page is endpapers laminated together with foil tooling. Head colored and gilded center pleat in the binding and the center page. Sewn with…
This miniature binding has been sewn on tapes, laced in, with silk endbands. The gilding has been done by Myles at Marchetti Brothers. The outer and inner boards are covered in full goatskin with leather onlays and gold, palladium, and colored foil…
Terracotta goatskin bound with variations to the joint structure to allow for better movement and less damage to a heavy text. Native goatskin onlays based on an image in Vesalius’s De humani corporis fabrica. Gold number and letters are marked as in…
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…
Old cover removed and pages trimmed, ironed, guarded, and sewn on five bands. Encased in a modified K-118 structure with vellum spine, double boards interspersed with hand-laid paper, hand-sewn headbands, and a sculptural substrate of layered Arches…
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…
Utopian Ethiopian early codex binding. Exposed spine sewing on three pairs of stations. Mesquite wood boards and leather ties. Black stenciled design on front and back boards.
This half-size model reconstructs the printer's sheets by guarding the disbound text foila together. The binding uses a sewn boards structure. Its visual "board panel" appearance echoes the printer's imposition pattern.
Full leather binding in the French technique with three strips of onlaid leather in different colors and lengths and an inlaid disc of lapis lazuli on the upper right corner of the front cover. Edge-to-edge grey leather doublures with the first and…
Full blue leather binding in the French tradition with the design of an ancient Greek ship tooled in blind across top and bottom boards with gilded star constellations on top and bottom boards. Edge to edge doublures blind tooled. Top edge in…
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.…
Full black goatskin, front and back covers with fields of purple, orange, green, and red goatskin onlays and areas of solid gilt leather, tooled with straight gold lines, spine titled in gold, edges gilt. Endpapers of gray Hahnemühle Bugra paper with…
Quarter blue goatskin with glass boards; text sewn onto linen tapes laced through holes drilled in zinc frame with brass tubing soldered into holes; hand embroidered silk headbands; all edges colored with graphite; title blind stamped on label of…
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 Niger goatskin binding with onlays of wood veneers and brushed copper and aluminum in recessed areas. Pop-away straps span across the spine. The top edge is partially gilt and its pastedowns and fly leaves are of cork paper.