Posts tagged with: leather

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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A history of Hunter’s Yard, the only boatyard remaining in the country to still sail the original wooden boats with no engines. The cover has a yacht under sail depicted in raised leather inlays and some blind tooling. It was...
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