James Brockman
  • Kelmscott Press
    215 x 160mm
    bound 2011

    Concave spine binding with moulded silver covers, double silver hinges, vellum spine and panels, tooled with gold and palladium leaf.
  • The British Library
    295 x 240mm
    bound 2015

    Full red Morocco binding with vellum on-lays, tooled in different shades of gold and palladium leaf.
  • 13th-century manuscript on vellum
    230 x 175mm
    bound 2016

    Single hinge binding in ebony and silver with silver clasps.
  • Black Dog & Leventhal
    310 x 240mm
    bound 2017

    Black goatskin binding with on-lays of leather, fabric and hair, tooled in gold and palladium leaf.
  • Born 1946, Oxford. Studied under Ivor Robinson, Oxford Polytechnic. Assistant to Sydney Cockerell, Cambridge 1968-73.  Arts Fellow, University of Wales, Gwasg Gregynog 1982-83. First visiting lecturer at Institute of Fine Binding and Book Conservation, Humanities Research Centre, University of Texas 1987. Past President of  both Designer Bookbinders and The Society of Bookbinders.
  • Collections: British Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, National Library of Wales, Sir J. Paul Getty II Library. Many other National and Private Collections.