The largest book we've ever made.
With 66 pages (132 sides) of textured heavyweight drawing, writing and painting paper inside. The paper is heavy enough for both sides to be used without bleed.
This is totally handmade; suitable as an artists' book, a journal, guestbook, wedding book etc.
BINDING STYLE & BOOK STRUCTURE
A superior style of binding called Tight-back or Flexible Binding with laced on boards, raised bands and hand sewn headbands.
Tight-back or Flexible bindings allows a book to open completely flat without damaging the spine; very important when drawing and writing.
This type of structure makes the book incredibly strong and durable. Opening the book flat will, over time, cause the spine to crease but not break.
Tight Back or Flexible Bindings should not be mistaken for inferior Case Bindings.
The cover paper is hand printed from a lino block and each colour is added one at a time. The paper on this book matches the paper on its storage box.
The spine is brown goatskin; blind tooled down the long edges, on the raised bands, the spine panels and the head and toe of the spine.
LEATHER CORNERS in the same brown goatskin as the spine with blind tooling along the diagonal.
Leather corners help to protect the book from everyday wear and tear as well as adding a decorative flourish.
Qty - 66 pages, 132 sides with matching endpapers.
Paper - drawing/watercolour 200gsm
Colour - White
Media - Inks, pencil, paint
Extra Large - 390 x 285 x 40 mm, 15 x 11 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches
WEIGHT (exc box)
This binding is supplied in a handmade box covered with matching hand printed and coloured paper.
THIS IS A ONE-OFF DESIGN