This full-leather binding was done in the traditional Byzantine binding style, with the text block sewn in a simple linkstitch and attached to wooden boards. The boards are covered in Nigerian goatskin and blind-tooled; braided leather straps with brass clasps keep the book closed. Made by Amy Pirkle from 80lb Mohawk textweight paper, Nigerian goatskin, cedar boards, linen thread, brass clasps.
The Thread That Binds Binding
Pamela Leutz, a fine binder, wrote the book The Thread That Binds: Interviews with Private Practice Binders. It is book that examines book binders who have chosen bookbinding as a vocation. In 2010…