The Gently Mad Edinburgh Bookbinder and Bookseller
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~ Bird Prints ~
19th century hand-coloured bird print by F.O. Morris
19th century
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  ~ handmade marble papers we use ~


Welcome to a very colourful page!!

At the Gently Mad we can offer a wide selection of handmade marble papers to give that quality finish to your books boards and endpapers. You can choose from English marbles, Italian marbles, or from marbles made by Jemma Lewis and Louise Brockman.

To see how marble papers are made by hand please see the video at the bottom of this page.
English handmade marble papers that we use at The Gently Mad
The range of handmade English Marble Papers

Italian handmade marble papers that we use at The Gently Mad
The range of handmade Italian Marble Papers

The range of handmade marbles by Jemma Lewis
The range of handmade marbles by Jemma Lewis

The range of handmade marbles by Louise Brockman
The range of handmade marbles by Louise Brockman

  ~ machine-assisted & printed marbles ~


A cheaper option to the handmade papers are the machine-assisted & printed papers supplied by Hewit.
The range of JHS machine-assisted marble papers
The range of JHS machine-assisted marble papers

The range of Spanish Printed marble papers (Spanish Ripple)
The range of Spanish Printed marble papers (Spanish Ripple)

The range of Nopareil Printed marble papers
The range of Nopareil Printed marble papers

  ~ watch vintage marblers at work ~


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Marble Papers we Use
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Leather onlay for Mervyn Peake's Alice
A leather onlay for Mervyn Peake's Alice
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~ Beatles Poster ~
Large Beatles Poster 1970s
Large 1970s Beatles poster for sale
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~ Dutch Onlay ~
Leather only for Dutch Fairy Tale Book
Examples of Baz's
leather onlay work
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The Gently Mad : 2 Summer Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5NR : 0131 261 6028 / 07702592972