A SMALL HAND-MADE JOURNAL, Handbound in Full Leather.
Price: $350.00 USD
Book Id: 310745
Small hand-made journal done in an 18th-Century style, made recently by Byzantium Studios Bookbindery. Overall size is 4-1/2 x 3 inches, this is a 68-page blank book hand-bound in hand-dyed Hoffmans calf, sewn headbands with silk bookmark; with specially comissioned Jenna Lewis hand-marbled endpapers. Front and rear panels with an elaborate decorative device in blind, the spine with 4 raised bands and very nicely decorated in gilt. Sewn signatures of blank Rotunda Twinrocker paper. The overall binding has been aged and toned to look period appropriate. Fine condition. An exquisite little journal.
¶ Sean Richards is the director of Byzantium Studios, Ltd. in Norman Oklahoma. His work is the very best in rare book restoration and replica bindings, including design bindings, archival enclosures, and hand-made brass and silver hardware. Among his many awards is the Historical Binding First Prize awarded at the Society of Bookbinders International Competition in 2015.