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Take a look below at some of our more book binding projects…







Large scarlet leather bound book

Above is a series of photos showing the gold tooling of a large leather bound book. The gold decoration is built up slowly over a couple of days. Each line and tulip is individually placed. Both back and front boards are decorated.


Black Cat Bindery Branding Shoot

Photographs by Irena K Photography


100% Pure Silk Dupion Covered Photo Albums


Antiqued Hide Leather Game Book


Bespoke Presentation Storage Box


Circular Seating Planner Set for 10 Places


PUNCTUATION: Limited Edition Private press book

Evergreen Press, Glos.

Wedding Albums

Wedding albums with matching clamshell boxes

Presentation Storage Box

Presentation storage box with chiyogami linings

Bespoke Clamshell Boxes

Bespoke clamshell storage boxes with rounded spines. Bound in Leather and linen. Raised bands and gold tooling on spines with a leather label on the front.

Wedding Albums

Wedding albums bound in linen and Japanese chiyogami paper. Matching storage box with extra keepsake compartment. Remove the decorative Chiyogami covered tray to reveal a keepsake compartment perfect for storing treasured memorabilia. These albums and boxes can be personalised with gold or silver lettering.

Angela Carter’s Tigers Bride

Limited Edition private press book. Beautifully printed by Rampant Lions press, Cambridge, illustrated by Corinna Sargood with 14 lino cuts and bound by Black Cat Bindery. 100 copies bound in 1/4 cloth with decorative printed paper sides.

Linen Wedding Albums with Clamshell Boxes

Antiqued Hide Leather Album

Hand dyed antiqued hide leather albums with raised bands on the spine and gold/blind decorative tooling

Limited edition poetry books in production

Each leather volume has been hand dyed and polished with gold title and blind embossed logo on spine and front

Leather Scrapbooks

Leather engagement, wedding and honeymoon books with gold and blind decorative tooling. Raised bands on spine and gold logo on front.

Photograph Album with Clamshell Box

Ghost Grey leather photograph album with matching drop back box in leather and linen

Clamshell Box

Large bespoke clamshell/dropback boxes with rounded leather spines. Decorative gold tooling and green leather labels with titles.

Table planner

Seating planner covered in red skiver and lined in red moire cloth. Seat for 26 but can retract to 16 settings

Antiqued hide leather albums

Antiqued hide leather albums with decorative blind and gold tooling

Print Box

Clamshell box for a large quantity of prints bound in oatmeal linen with with an old gold satin ribbon tie

Game Book

Bound in red goatskin leather with gold decorative tooling

Full Morocco goatskin guest book with raised bands and gold tooling

Landscape Guest Book. Full bound in blue goatskin with raised bands on spine. Gold lettering on front and gold decorative lines on spine. Hand marbled endpapers.

Large Portrait photo album 350 x 420mm

50 cream pages interleaved with tissue dividers. Bound in dark blue Canada hide leather with sculpted decorative design on front. Blind line boarder.

Portfolio style photo album / scrapbook bound in Ivory Satin Crush cloth

The album contain 15 ivory card pages { 350gsm in weight} with cloth joints. The pages can be removed or swapped around. Mountable page size is 11 x 11″Photos / cards, drawings and cuttings can be fixed in place using photo splits or archival tape.

Hand dyed hide leather scrap book / photo album

Something stripy. Deckled pages and compensations in spine to accommodate photos and drawings. Room for pen and ink too