Inside the Book

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Bound by Benjamin Elbel

Inside The Book
by David Esslemont
Bound for the 2016 Open:Set Competition and awarded third place for the 'Set' Book

The binding is a traditional laced-on boards structure covered in multiple panels of red bookcalf, some plain and some debossed with blown up textures from inside the book. The top edge is gilt and the endpapers and leather headbands are light grey. Comes in a lettered chemise and a slipcase.

Benjamin Elbel is based in Amsterdam and provides bookbinding services, training and products for bookbinders. For more details get in touch at or visit the website


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