Hand Bookbinding

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A full leather fine binding of The Looking Glass Book of Verse bound as a family keepsake.

Hand Bookbinding is more than just making a pretty cover. The binding serves as protection for the pages. The structure of the book, though hidden, determines whether the book will function properly. The choice of materials determine whether the book will endure. With over thirty years of experience, we combine our knowledge of historical methods of bookbinding with contemporary explorations of durability of materials and techniques to produce an aesthetically pleasing volume.

More examples of our many kinds of hand bookbinding may be seen in the following materials and styles: