Leather and Vellum

Juniper Books offers a wonderful selection of real antique leather and vellum books published approximately 1800-1920 in their original period leather bindings.

The most classical of library styles, antique leather books have a unique and beautiful appearance. We have antique leather books available in all sizes, colors and subjects. The most common and popular colors are warm and rich reds and browns. Black, greens and blues are also available.

Antique leather books may be ordered by the foot without any additional parameters at the most economical price and fastest turnaround. Additional requirements such as size, color, language and subject matter may also be specified and we can work with clients to select the appropriate mix of books within a budget. We can also mix leather books with other styles and appropriately select nicer books for more visible shelf locations.

Antique books with leather covers are available in reds, browns, burgundy, black, blues and greens.

Antique vellum books are white, cream, ivory, off-white, and other similar shades, usually with beautiful gilt / gold details and sometimes with accent colors in red, black, green or other tones.

Condition requirements may be specified, books may have wear typical of antique books.

Language requests may be specified. Most of the books we sell are in English, but we often have lower priced books in other languages including French, Spanish, German, Italian and other languages.

Subjects available include literature, history, philosophy, science, law, reference, travel & exploration and the arts.

Handpicked book collections available by subject, author, and other requests.

We take excellent care of our antique leather book inventory and always clean all bindings and apply leather conditioner to them prior to shipping in order to protect the beauty and extend the life of the books. We are also available to perform on-site maintenance of leather bindings including minor repairs and periodic application of leather preservation materials, please contact us for a quote.

To see more photos and learn more about these books, please click on the photos below.

Antique Leather Books

Modern Leather Books

Vellum Books

To inquire about this style of books, please feel free to e-mail us through the form below.

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