The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth

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Bound by Jason Patrician

The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (commonly referred to as The Jefferson Bible)
Thomas Jefferson, 1904
Limited release for members of the United States Congress

For this restoration binding, Jason chose Hewit's Aniline Straight Grain Goat, because of its spot-on grain pattern and color, matching the original. The cover and spine were gold-tooled with 23k gold leaf, in a pattern similar to the original. To match the original endpapers that were too fragile to transfer to the new binding, vintage hand-marbled paper from Payhembury Papers was chosen.

Jason's work can be seen at the Fish Bindery and he can be be contacted at


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