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Vathek by William Beckford bound by Tracey Rowledge // bound in biscuit colored goatskin and feathered onlays

To continue with the same theme from the prior post, I wanted to discuss another unique binding from Tracey Rowledge’s portfolio. The binding is of a 1929 edition of Vathek by William Beckfor…

La Couleur du Vent

Léa Hussenot <br> France <br><br> Laced-in binding. Decor : etching and crevé on leather by Alice Mabileau. Titled in green foil. <br> Copy: <br> Class of 2013 <br><br> <i>Photo : Michèle Garrec</i>

Abigail Jones's entry into The deFINEd Bindings exhibition, It was a project of the New England chapter of the national Guild of Book Workers (GBW). Fifty-two book artists bound sheets, furnished by Chronicle Books, taken from Pictorial Webster’s Dictionary (PWD).

The deFINEd Bindings exhibition, New England Chapter of the National Guild of Book Workers (GBW).

Dune by Frank Herbert bound by Erin Fletcher // bound in tan goatskin with terra-cotta embroidered onlay, dark brown tooled onlay, gold tooled concentric circles, title and author tooled on spine, blind tooled light pink onlays

It’s been a while since I wrote about my binding of the science fiction classic Dune. After sharing my technique for the edge decoration, hand-sewn headbands and the process of covering, I…

HÉSIODE - Georges BRAQUE THEOGONIE Paris, Maeght, 1955  BINDING:  P.-L. Martin - 1981

HÉSIODE - Georges BRAQUE THEOGONIE Paris, Maeght, 1955 BINDING: P.-L. Martin - 1981

La Lune bound by Monique Lallier // bound in dark blue goatskin with matching edge to edge doublures; rotating moons are laser cut and created through eggshell onlay; 'moon' paper fly leaves from Hook Pottery Paper

Don't Look Now and Other Stories By Daphne Du Maurier The Folio Society, 2007 Bound 2008. 242 x 162 x 50mm Full pale blue-green goatskin with multi-coloured leather onlays and a silver-foil leather inlay. Edges are hand painted in acrylics with matching silk headbands. Full dark blue leather doublures decorated with leather onlays. Housed in a pale blue-green and ecru cloth covered box lined in blue suede. Bound by Simeon Jones.

Designer Bookbinders is a bookbinding society in the UK. It's main goals are the maintenance and improvement of standards of design and craft in the book arts.

COLETTE  Le Voyage égoïste. Paris, Helleu et Sergent, 1922. Grand in-8, maroquin citron, titre mosaïqué de maroquin de deux tons de brun, la lettre V, très grande, soulignée d'un jeu de filets dorés ondulés repris sur le second plat, le tout sur un semé de petits losanges à froid, dos orné d'une pièce en long mosaïquée de maroquin brun, encadrement intérieur, filets dorés, doublure et gardes de daim vert d'eau, doubles gardes, non rogné, couverture, étui (Pierre Legrain).

COLETTE Le Voyage égoïste. Paris, Helleu et Sergent, 1922. Grand in-8, maroquin citron, titre mosaïqué de maroquin de deux tons de brun, la lettre V, très grande, soulignée d'un jeu de filets dorés ondulés repris sur le second plat, le tout sur un semé de petits losanges à froid, dos orné d'une pièce en long mosaïquée de maroquin brun, encadrement intérieur, filets dorés, doublure et gardes de daim vert d'eau, doubles gardes, non rogné, couverture, étui (Pierre Legrain).

Paolo & Francesca: A Tragedy in Four Acts  Stephen Phillips. London and New York, 1900.    Full brown morocco tooled in blind and gilt with a series of vertical lines with hearts at each end; crisscrossing these is a series of free-flowing lines forming an abstract ornament in the center of each cover with hearts stamped in brown and gold, similar pattern along spine which has five raised bands dividing six compartments; watered silk endleaves, all edges trimmed and gilt. An elegant Arts &

Paolo & Francesca: A Tragedy in Four Acts Stephen Phillips. London and New York, 1900. Full brown morocco tooled in blind and gilt with a series of vertical lines with hearts at each end; crisscrossing these is a series of free-flowing lines forming an abstract ornament in the center of each cover with hearts stamped in brown and gold, similar pattern along spine which has five raised bands dividing six compartments; watered silk endleaves, all edges trimmed and gilt. An elegant Arts &

PIERRE LOTI  Pêcheur d'Islande. Paris, aux dépens d'un amateur, 1934.  Reliure signée à l'or au bas du contreplat ESTHER FOUNÈS.

PIERRE LOTI Pêcheur d'Islande. Paris, aux dépens d'un amateur, 1934. Reliure signée à l'or au bas du contreplat ESTHER FOUNÈS.

GILBERT DE VOISINS (Auguste)    Le Bar de la Fourche. Paris, L'Artisan du Livre, 1928.   Binding:  J. Anthoine-Legrain

GILBERT DE VOISINS (Auguste) Le Bar de la Fourche. Paris, L'Artisan du Livre, 1928. Binding: J. Anthoine-Legrain

Chrisine Giard // Nobel Museum Bookbinding Exhibition 2013 - Tomas Tranströmer

Chrisine Giard // Nobel Museum Bookbinding Exhibition 2013 - Tomas Tranströmer

Nourish by Diane Jacobs // series of hand prints depicting both the natural and man-made systems in which humans depend upon in our daily lives

Housed in an elegantly crafted bamboo box are a series of prints under the title Nourish. This unique artist book was created by book artist Diane Jacobs in The book explores both the natural…

Calder, Alexandre -- Jacques Prévert FÊTES. PARIS, MAEGHT, 1971. Un des rares livres illustrés par Calder, dans une impressionante reliure de Jean de Gonet.

Calder, Alexandre -- Jacques Prévert FÊTES. PARIS, MAEGHT, 1971. Un des rares livres illustrés par Calder, dans une impressionante reliure de Jean de Gonet.

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