Saturday, March 2nd, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, R116, 1400 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227.
Learn the basics of the marbling process, materials, set up, and color mixing to produce your own set of hand-marbled papers in this fun and colorful approach to a classic art form.
All supplies included.
Cost: $57.00 Regular and $46.00 Student
To register, click on the button below, or you can email : firstname.lastname@example.org, or call: 317-636-5606 to reserve your place.
“I am just delighted!” -Ben
Ben’s favorite set of books, the 24 volume Memorial Edition of “The Works of Theodore Roosevelt” was bound in a faded red cloth that did not match his enthusiasm for the text within.
The new covers are quarter bound in Blue Roma Goat leather with Sage Linen cloth. The raised bands are highlighted with genuine gold stamping. The titles are stamped in the Cheltenham typeface which was extremely popular when Theodore Roosevelt was president. The newly re-bound Memorial Edition has a stately presence that commands attention in the bookcase.
A favorite customer brought in a beautiful book that was over 100 years old and needed a few repairs. We were able to replace the torn cloth hinge guard and save the marbled end sheets. The book is now in great working condition and is ready for many more years of use.
If you have a book that needs repair, call us at 317 636-5606. We can bring new life to your old books so they can enjoyed for many years to come.
Dear NLBCo folks,
Many years ago (about fifteen) I ordered a journal from your company. It was beautiful, with marbled hardboard covers trimmed in fine leather on spine and corners, hand-sewn binding, and a custom-stamped title. I’ve never found another like it.
The journal you made for me in 2002 has held up amazingly well, through use as both a diary and an outdoor sketchbook (pen and watercolor), and travels all over North America and Europe. Attached are some photos of how it looks today.
I will be calling tomorrow to order another one. I am so grateful that some things don’t change.
With best regards,
Call or email to explore the options for creating a custom journal, for you or for someone special. Since we make every book by hand, there are very few limitations. – 317 636-5606 or email@example.com
Our exclusive cemetery log was released last October at the Indiana State Library’s annual Genealogy Show. The log features 34 pages including log sheets to record the genealogical findings during cemetery visits. The log also contains a symbols guide to aid in decoding tombstone symbols you may find as well as a reference to the common tombstone styles you’ll encounter out in the field.
You can order a copy by clicking on ‘The Marketplace’ tab above and scrolling down to the Cemetery Log.
We are excited to announce that National Library Bindery Company Brand Cemetery Logs are now available for purchase at the Indiana Historical Bureau’s Gift Shop located at 140 North Senate Avenue.