Vellum – John Baptista Porta’s Natural Magick

The book is bound in fine natural unfinished Vellum from Pergamena of New York State and tooled in gold. It has a Royal purple calf title plate and royal purple silk moire end… Continue reading

A Clam Shell Leather Bound Drop Spine Box.

I was asked to create a presentation box in full leather for a very fat book. This, in turn, meant a very thick box. I bound this huge heavy beast in full green… Continue reading

The Restoration – Secrets of The Invisible World

THE SECRETS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD DISCLOS’D: OR, AN UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF APPARITIONS SACRED AND PROFANE UNDER ALL DENOMINATIONS; Whether Angelical, Diabolical, or Human Souls departed. With a great  Variety of Surprising and… Continue reading

A Binding of Old Tibet With All the Mystery And Magic

There was a time when Westerners thought Tibet was a place of dark brooding magic, secret ascended Masters, and lost ancient mystery alive with dark possibility. When the German seeker T. Illion travelled there… Continue reading

Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties Restored and Bound.

These two massive volumes of The Indian Affairs Laws and Treaties were rebound from a thin machined calf to this hand dyed and speckled goat that was crushed and heavily burnished for a… Continue reading

The Dark Gods – A Commission

The spiritual, or better “entity”, war that has been played out since the dawn of mankind’s sentience is presented in full in this work. It is truly a chilling and mind-blowing experience to read. This… Continue reading

Opus Mago-Cabbalisticum

I have bound the Opus Mago-Cabbalisticum et Theosophicum before. This binding is my personal copy however and I am particularly fond of it. It is adorned with hand dyed and marbled goat with a scarlet goat… Continue reading

Classic Crowley

 

Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars

To date, this is the most comprehensive restoration I have ever completed. I was presented with a book that was a treasured family possession but was in shabby condition. There was no spine… Continue reading

Mackey’s Masonic Encyclopedia

A Masonic friend brought me this book. It had no covers, was missing an entire signature (the last section of printed pages which were folded and once sewn) and had extensive paper damage to… Continue reading

A Bible

I was asked to take a look at a Bible recently. I have done many Bible restorations over the years but this one was….. interesting. The client, an elderly gentleman in Wisconsin, studies his… Continue reading

AND……the beast. Kenneth Grant’s Typhonian Trilogies.

  The designs for each book was inspired on the spot and de profundis: a seminal cosmic swirl, a mothman Rorschach, a screaming flailing flame beast resplendent with eyes galore. This Spare-like somnambulistic design style was… Continue reading

Beauty ….

I was commissioned to create a blank journal of mammoth proportions late in 2011 and the resulting tome is now finally ready for the customer to see. This massive 5 inch thick book… Continue reading

A Bit of Magic

Full hand dyed deckled calf adorned with extensive gold tooled designs, a central diamond leather blue inlay, and hand marbled end sheets. Eliphas Levi’s masterful tour de force deserved a royal treatment.

Masonry and Nature Worship

I bound these to books in December but sent them out in January…I am still binding my way out of this order and will have more to show for it. The Obelisk and… Continue reading

Living With Himalayan Masters

Full deckled goat skin with gold tooled designs and custom Om symbols. The central motif is in the spirit of a Paul Bonet work. The book is “Living With The Himalayan Masters” by Swami Rama.… Continue reading

A Masonic Presentation Folder

My Masonic Lodge often reads presentation material to new candidates and during public events. I was asked to create a leather book similar to a fine menu or wine list book one receives in an… Continue reading

Masonic Minutes 1858

Minneapolis Lode 19 AF & AM commissioned me to restore three of their precious Lodge record books. This Minutes book details the minutes for the year of Lodge activity 1858. The original binding was… Continue reading

Dentelle Gold Tooling

I found a copy of The Rites Of Eleusis by Aleister Crowley et. al. published jointly by the O.T.O. Caliphate in California and Stellar Visions. These are fairly uncommon and some rare. Knowing that these… Continue reading