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Thatcher Wine of Juniper Books discusses his book collecting philosophy, shares thoughts about decorative books and using books in design, and highlights recent projects from Juniper Books ranging from antique leather book collections to his innovations with custom designed and printed book jackets and book covers.

Real Simple Magazine Custom Penguin Set

Juniper Books in Real Simple Magazine

We are thrilled to be in the current issue of Real Simple Magazine in the “Gifts for Readers” section. If you are looking for that product please CLICK HERE.  The idea is simple – the Penguin Classics series features 32 true classics in decorative hardcover bindings designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.  We stock them all and […]

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Last Minute Holiday Shopping?

If you are looking for unique book gifts this holiday season there is still time to place your order!  We are shipping daily for all products that are in stock.  Today is December 20th and in order to receive your books by Christmas we recommend requesting Fedex 2 day if you place your order today, […]

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Just in Time for the Holidays

Happy Holidays to everyone.  Hanukkah starts this weekend and the countdown to Christmas is well under way.  I love the holidays and I think books go very well with the holiday spirit.  This time of year I help a lot of clients with book gifts – personally I think books are the best gift you […]

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Franklin Press Pulitzer Prize Winners

Two Plays by O'Neill and Connelly

The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000.  The Franklin Library Pulitzer Prize Series was a limited edition series of the 53 Pulitzer Prizes awarded to Novels from the first in 1918 through 1979. The series was published from […]

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Franklin Library Masterpieces of American Literature Series

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000.  The Franklin Library 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature Series was produced between 1976 and 1984 and included 100 volumes bound in full leather with 22K gold leaf imprinting and sewn-in […]

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Franklin Library Heirloom Series

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000.  The Franklin Library Heirloom Series was produced to fill a lower-price niche and were quarter-bound meaning that the spines were covered in leather (for an identical shelf presentation look to the […]

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Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time Series

Tom Jones by Henry Fielding Franklin Library

The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000.  The Franklin Library 100 Greatest Books of All Time Series was produced between 1974 and 1982 and included 100 volumes bound in full leather with 22K gold leaf imprinting and sewn-in […]

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Franklin Library Signed Editions and First Editions

Women of Crisis by Robert Coles

The Franklin Library was one of the largest and most sought-after publishers of fine leather-bound books from 1973 until their permanent closure in 2000.  Franklin Library Limited First Editions are true limited first printings, and are some of the rarest and most sought-after leather-bound books.  A Franklin Library First or Signed Edition represents the highest […]

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Juniper Books Wins Best of Boulder Award

Custom Leather Bindings - Three Vintage Works

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Juniper Books LLC Receives 2012 Best of Boulder Award Boulder Award Program Honors the Achievement BOULDER July 19, 2012 — Juniper Books LLC has been selected for the 2012 Best of Boulder Award in the Bookbinding Services category by the Boulder Award Program. Each year, the Boulder Award Program identifies […]

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Easton Press Masterpieces of American Literature

Writings of Thomas Jefferson

Easton Press’s Library of Masterpieces of American Literature was a collection of 50 books printed as Special Editions. Juniper Books is one of the largest buyers and sellers of Easton Press books in the world.  We buy and sell nearly all of these beautiful leather bound books privately, so it is best to communicate with […]

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Easton Press Travel and Adventure Books

Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

This page shows some of the many Easton Press books on travel and adventure. Juniper Books is one of the largest buyers and sellers of Easton Press books in the world.  We buy and sell nearly all of these beautiful leather bound books privately, so it is best to communicate with us directly about selling […]

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From Book Wrapping to Rebinding

Make Your Own Book Set - Rainbow

One of the things we do at Juniper Books that is different from any other book seller in the world is that we can help with just about any book project – from requests for a lot of books in a particular style at a low cost per book, to projects involving one very special […]

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Juniper Books on Amazon.com

Puffin Classics Set of 5 Girls Books

While some folks in the book buying world are not fans of the online retailing giant, I have long appreciated the convenience and value proposition Amazon provides.  As a general principal, I also believe that the more books there are in the world, the better – if you buy the books from Juniper Books, or […]

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Easton Press Children’s Books

Wind in the Willows and Through Looking Glass

The Easton Press collection of books for children includes titles for all ages.  Children’s Editions often include beautiful illustrations tailored toward their audience, and each volume is uniquely designed to capture the attention of young readers. Juniper Books is one of the largest buyers and sellers of Easton Press books in the world.  We buy […]

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New Photos, New Projects, New Products

Coming Soon - New Photos, Projects and Products

2012 has been an incredibly busy and successful year at Juniper Books.  In fact we have been so busy filling orders the past several months that our website simply has not kept up to date with all of our offerings. Over the next few weeks we will be trying to catch up by: Adding new […]

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Neutral Wrapped Books

Neutral Wrapped Books Mix

Our white and neutral wrapped books are one of our most popular styles.  We can wrap books in just about any color paper or fabric.  The available options in this colorway include everything from bright white to cream, ivory, off-white, beige, light brown, linen, and dozens of additional options. We work closely with designers, visual […]

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Folio Society Single Volume Editions

The Folio Society Book of the 100 Greatest Paintings

The Folio Society publishes beautiful editions of some of the world’s most famous and important books.  Each book is its own work of art – with a rare attention to style and detail.  This gallery represents some of the Folio Society editions we have sold and that we have in inventory. We are posting this […]

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Folio Society Multi-Volume Sets

Heart of Darkness and The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [2 Vol Set] - Folio Society

These photos represent only a small fraction of the beautifully designed sets produced by The Folio Society over the years.  Designed with exquisite attention to detail on the covers as well as often on the slipcases, a Folio Society set makes a statement on the shelf. We are posting this page as sort of a […]

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New Book Sets – August 2012

It has been a very busy summer at Juniper Books on all fronts.  In June I had the opportunity to visit some projects I have worked on including the Hotel Lorien and Halstead Square in Virginia and The Hotel NoMad in New York City.  I will be posting new photos of these projects very soon. […]

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Halstead Square

Halstead Square Lobby Table Red White and Blue Books

“Just off the Metro, there’s a place that has it all. A fun-filled haven—complete with shops, restaurants, and three distinct, luxury apartment buildings. We call it Halstead Square. You’ll call it amazing.” -Halstead Square Website We had the opportunity to work with the designer of this luxury residential complex in Vienna, Virgnia .   Specifically […]

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Today Show Feature

Our Cook’s Books set was featured on the Today Show on June 14th, as part of the Real Simple Gift Guide segment. To buy the books as seen on TV please click on the photos below.   We also offer additional color variations and personalization options.  See the orange version, pink set, and personalized options […]

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Cook’s Books Set in Real Simple Magazine

Our Cook’s Books set is featured in the June 2012 issue of Real Simple.  See p53, the “For Weddings gift guide”. To buy the books, please click here. We also offer color variations and personalization options.  See the orange version, pink set, and personalized options in our store. We also have made brand new versions […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

I’m a Dad with two kids and we have a lot of books around the house – my books, my wife’s books, my son’s books and my daughter’s books.   I’m a firm believer that a family can never have TOO MANY books in a home.  That being said, you do have to  proactively keep […]

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Facebooks Go Public

Mark Zuckerberg Face Book - Juniper Books

Congratulations to Facebook and all the Facebook employees and investors out there!  Call me if you need help with your library! Or I can help you perhaps with a special gift for your favorite chief executive – History of the Hoodie anyone?  Instead of a book jacket, the book comes with a book hoodie.  (Perhaps […]

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Bayleaf on Pearl

Wine Books in Custom Book Jackets

Juniper Books worked with Bayleaf on Pearl, a specialty retailer in Boulder, Colorado, to create a number of customized cookbooks and wine books for sale, as well as to provide antique leather books for merchandising the shelves. Bayleaf ‘s store is all about beautiful and luxurious goods, mostly European design or influenced.   The idea for […]

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Academy Awards

Architectural Digest Greenroom

For the backstage Green Room at the 84th Academy Awards®, we created a library unlike anything anyone has ever seen before.  AD100 designer Waldo Fernandez brought us into the project, which is an annual Architectural Digest event.  Immediately we conceived of the idea to create a homage to film history using our custom printed book […]

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Stately Homes By-the-Sea

Vellum Style Books in Rumson, NJ Designer Show House

The Stately Homes By-the-Sea Designer Show House is a fantastic event in picturesque Rumson, New Jersey that takes place every other year.  The Show House benefits the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, part of VNA Health Group, the largest voluntary, nonprofit home care agency in New Jersey serving more than 125,000 individuals each year in […]

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