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Full black  fine goatskin leather on cords; w/onlay and gilding

[Ignatius Press New Testament]

SHOWCASE

3/4 black fine goatskin leather on cords with patterned

paper; gilded edges

[St. Joseph Full-size Bible]

Full green fine goatskin leather; bradel binding; gilded edges

[World personal-size Bible]

Full green fine goatskin leather on tapes; celtic knotwork embossing; gilded edges

[World personal-size Bible] 

This page represents a portfolio of a few of our exceptional fine leather bindings of new books and enclosures for which we have been commissioned or offered in the past.  Our Skellig Michael Artisans line is dedicated to celtic knotwork designs for leather bookbinding, in the spirit of the St. Cuthbert's Gospel, an incredible leather binding, intact from the 8th century!! (see the "Bibliography" tab, above).

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Black/Terracotta fine goatskin leather; bradel binding; gilded edges; toolwork on covers

[World personal-size Bible]

A line of fine bindings dedicated to raised Celtic knotwork.

Carved wooden covers with goatskin leather spine

[St. Joseph personal-size Bible]

Gold and silver "St. Michael the Archangel" hand-tooled cover on burgundy leather

[Ignatius pocket Bible]

St. Joseph NABRE translation Bible; Terracotta color; full fine goatskin leather; cords; gilded edges and gilded toolwork; dedication page; color illustrations; maps; index

6"W x 8"1/2"H x 2"D