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The Italian Galignani brothers were known for their French Restoration-style bindings, such as the one reproduced here. Originally designed for an 1829 edition of The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, this gilt-decorated cover retained the structural sturdi
C$32.95
The original content of this metallic binding was Johann Arndt’s well-known work, Paradiesgärtlein (The Garden of Paradise), first published in 1612 as a response to Martin Luther’s Reformations. The cover of this 1697 edition was created in Strasbourg, F
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For the celestially minded and lovers of dark light, we present Nova Stella Nox, inspired by a 1768 Roman book binding. This cover, with its central star shape, exerts an emotional pull like the North Star for nighttime wayfarers. If you are inclined to c
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The design reproduced on this cover centres around a sensitive plant surrounded by other richly hued flowers, foliage and butterflies. The binding was used for The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley and is a celebration of the creativ
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This cover is based on the binding for a book titled Chroniques, published by Salel Binder in Paris in 1514. The exuberance of the design reflects the splendour of the Renaissance approach to decoration. In this green-blue journal cover you may see the in
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Behold the majesty and brilliance of the colours of autumn. The original binding reproduced on our Mahogany journal cover comes from a 1736 book published by Johann Gottlieb Vierling, a popular publisher of scientific, theological and philosophical materi
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The 1688 edition of L’office de la Semaine Sainte, a Latin liturgical book, was protected by a gold-plated leather binding. Reproduced on our Azure journal with a vibrant blue background, the antique design features an elaborate gilt-edged tendril motif.
C$26.95
The Safavid Dynasty is often considered to represent the Islamic Golden Age, with its artists and creative methods still celebrated today. This Safavid-style design incorporates the symmetry and filigree designs that are the hallmarks of this binding trad
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Our Michiko Miniatures Kikka cover reproduces Michiko Kamee’s “full of chrysanthemum” design originally handpainted with gold overglaze and colour on china by employing Kyo-Satsuma. In this design the viewer can see hints of the kaleidoscope of flowers in
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Venice enchants the eye from first light to last gloaming. We have captured some of the splendid palette of the city with this cover, inspired by a 1600s Italian binding. Our Celeste design embraces the Renaissance value of cultural rebirth by representin
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Morocco leather is a pliable material that has been valued in luxury book bindings since the late 16th century, and such finely wrought Renaissance-style designs have inspired our Black Moroccan Bold cover. The timeless beauty of an antique leather book i
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Our Aurelia design is fit for a king. Its inspiration dates back to Paris in the mid-18th century and the original binding housed copies of King Louis XV’s procedures for Holy Week. This book design is a marvellous riot of gold-tooled rococo elements, fea
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This binding was originally designed by Émile-Philippe Mercier for Jacques Amyot’s French translation of Daphnis and Chloe, a romantic story composed by the 2nd-century Greek author Longus. Our orange Daphnis journal has been crafted in a hue suggestive o
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Our Paperblanks Mystique journal is inspired by a cover said to have been designed by Le Gascon, a legendary but little-known 17th-century bookbinder. The original cover was made of red Moroccan leather embossed and gilded with rosettes, spirals and dotte
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We have gone back to our publishing roots with our collection of Old Leather Classics, celebrating what it is about Renaissance-style gold tooled bindings that we have always found so captivating: the rich hues of the dyed leather. For this journal, it is
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This cover was inspired by an unassuming fragment of silk – part of a centuries-old French fabric swatchbook. We’ve exactingly printed this blue cover to match not only the design but the luminous colour we imagine the swatch would have held when it was f
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This cover was inspired by an unassuming fragment of silk – part of a centuries-old French fabric swatchbook. We’ve exactingly printed this blue cover to match not only the design but the luminous colour we imagine the swatch would have held when it was f
C$24.95
In a first for Paperblanks collection, this cover was inspired by a piece of antique furniture! The original ebony cabinet was designed in 18th-century England using pieces of mother-of-pearl marquetry that were restored from an earlier piece, likely craf
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Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in this design. The handwoven fabric reproduced here is an authentic expression of the weaver’s cultural heritage. The name “chakra” refers to the Dharma Wheel, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddh
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Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in this handwoven design. The fabric we have reproduced is an expression of the weaver’s cultural heritage. In Buddhist tradition, the term “mandala” refers to a spiritual symbol representing the universe,
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Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in this design. The handwoven fabric reproduced here is an authentic expression of the weaver’s cultural heritage. The name “chakra” refers to the Dharma Wheel, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddh
C$24.95
Artistic, religious and cultural traditions unite in our Shankha design. The handwoven fabric reproduced here is an expression of the weaver’s cultural heritage. The name “shankha” refers to the conch shell, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism
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