Welcome to Bristol Bound

Bristol Bound offers a wide ranging spectrum of traditional hand crafted bookbinding skills. This can vary from student dissertation and thesis binding, to restoring family Bibles, to binding family memoirs and journals, to restoring a 1529 book of Seneca’s letter’s by the Froben Press or a copy of Raleigh’s History of the World. We also make up Artist’s books, photobooks, visitors books and can bind magazines or bind limited edition book runs. Our work includes corporate presentation bindings, tender bids and box making and we undertake projects for PR companies and graphic designers.

Bristol Bound are a friendly, traditional and family owned bookbinding business based in Southville, Bristol run by husband and wife team Richard and Rachel.
We aim to provide a professional and approachable service and are always happy to discuss your requirements.


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Student Season

At this time of year students are preparing their final pieces of work for fashion, design, photography and graphic design courses and we often have

Popup Christmas tree

Treefest is an annual event held at St. Mary Redcliffe Church to raise money for charities.  Local artists, businesses and organisations are asked to decorate

The Glass Book

This book on early glass-making was for a retired dealer in Scotland who presented a book with only one board surviving.  We rebound it in

Early Cookbooks

A set of early cook books dating back to 1770. These were brought in by a collector of early cookbooks and have been restored as


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