bespoke bindings & limited editions

We are regularly contacted by individuals and companies wanting something a bit different. So if you have an idea for a one-off book or a small run of up to 100 copies then we have years of experience in helping to create bespoke books like yours.


Visit our Recent Projects page to see examples of past work.


Come in to discuss your idea and browse our materials or contact us for a quote

something different?

All our books are made from scratch which means we can use unusual materials that other binders can't. So if you've got something different in mind then let us know and we will try to incorporate it into your book. Here are some of the unusual materials we've worked with over the years:

  • Fog leather
  • Sail cloth
  • hospital gown cloth
  • Embroidered fabric
  • recycled plastic
  • copper

our materials

We use only the best quality materials for all our new and restoration bindings.


We use best quality Moroccan goatskins and calf leathers, available in a range of colours.


Good quality bookcloths and hard wearing buckrams.

Thread and Glue

The linen thread is waxed for strength and durability. All our books are restored using specialised bookbinding PVAs.


We use gold, silver and colour foils for all our restoration work.

need A Quote?

Get in touch to discuss your ideas and requirements. Or pop in to have a look at the materials we have in stock.

contact us




Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm

Friday: by appointment

Saturday: by appointment

Sunday: closed

0117 966 3300

Bristol Bound Bookbinding

300 North Street,

Ashton Gate, Bristol.


United Kingdom

0117 966 3300

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