This book won the annual Designer Bookbinders competition in 2004. Bound in two volumes in contrasting shades of grey goatskin, each cover depicts the abstract shape of an albatross with two drops of red blood seeming to fall below. The...
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This Folio Society edition of the travels of the famous Venetian merchant and explorer, written down from the original tales by Marco Polo by Rustichello da Pisa, has been rebound in bottle green goatskin with red leather inlays of dragons...
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The Paston Society commissioned a number of local printmakers and poets to illustrate the Paston Letters, in 2011. I was asked to bind them all into an edition of six books. I used a full leather, limp long stitch binding....
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I was persuaded to do this as I am a great fan of Patrick O’Brian’s books, and this one shows the bow of a mighty Ship-of-the-Line, with bowsprit and rigging done in a combination of leather inlays and drawn lines...
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Another entry in the Designer Bookbinder’s competition. This cover illustrates the story with a shape-shifting theme, a man sees his wife with the head of a goose. The head of a goose is suggested in the shapes, drawn with blind...
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A full leather binding with an onlay of calf with a printed design. The endpaper design is derived from a profile of Byron. SOLD...
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This is an interactive piece that invites the unfastening of a copper clasp to open a box covered in black cloth over board, which has been sculpted in the shape of a crow’s beak. The slim volume of Ted Hughes’s...
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An entry in the Designer Bookbinders annual competition, this new Folio Society edition of the much-loved French novel by Alain-Fournier is covered in terracotta coloured goatskin. The decoration on the front cover suggests the scene where the love-lorn hero waits...
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A leather spine with decorated paper boards in a simple Japanese wraparound box fastened with bone clasps. SOLD...
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