Sunday, August 23, 2015

Recent Commission . . .


New custom designed and digitally printed booklets for The Leisure Hour Literary Club. The rather abstract image on the cover is from a Monotype type caster manual, just in case you were wondering.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Recent Commission . . .


A custom designed, digitally printed, and hand-bound booklet for my first and most faithful clients.  Copies for Gail, her friends, and family were commissioned by her husband as a surprise birthday gift!


Thursday, August 6, 2015

Recent Commission . . .


A recent commission for The Frick Collection in Manhattan! Even the envelope return address got the full two color treatment!


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

On the press . . .


More historic plates reveal their long forgotten images at the press. This one is from the Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society’s collection.


Saturday, July 25, 2015

Three Bibles . . .


I recently restored three bibles. Here is the first before and after. This book needed considerable cleaning and resewing. A new cover was made and the spine was reinforced.

Three Bibles . . .


I recently restored three bibles. Here is the second before and after. Unfortunately this book was too far gone to justify rebinding, so I made a custom clam-shell box for it. The original leather cover was saved and dresses up the front of the box.

Three Bibles . . .


I recently restored three bibles. Here is the third before and after. The brass clasp was saved, a new cover was made and the spine was reinforced.