Built on quality and tradition

Treat yourself to a book that will be treasured for years to come, or given as a memorable gift.

We take commissions to create the highest quality leather-bound books to our customers specifications. You are part of the creative process from start to finish.

Find me a book...

A bit about us...

Ludlow Bookbinders is a company steeped in the finest traditions of English craft bookbinding. We create beautiful books to be enjoyed and treasured for years to come.

Ludlow Rare Books is our latest offering, we are tailoring our service to meet our customers’ vision for their bespoke book or set of books; giving you creative input.

We have been crafting leather bound books for over 34 years, using traditional techniques of binding in leather, cloth, paper, vellum. We offer edge gilding and foil blocking 'in house' produced by our talented team.

If you have a book in mind, we can advise you on a broad range of colour and material combinations. Simply follow the customisation steps, or contact us to discuss the bespoke leather binding process. 

Email or call us on 01584 878110

Let's Get Started!

First select a title to be rebound. We have a selection of popular first editions and quality copies that are ready to be leather bound. We also accept your own book, simply send us your personal favourite (recorded delivery is best).

Then it's time to get creative... You can choose the colour of leather, the inner page design, the blocking of an image, add a slipcase or any personalisation.

We have outlined your choices below to help guide you along the way.

The cost of the books in our collection are INCLUSIVE of the leather binding process, but exclude the cost to personalise or add an intricate blocked image.

Step one: Browse our books or supply your own

Select a book

Step two: Select the binding colours and design


Step three: Enjoy your book

All books shown here are ready for leather binding

Book series

Leather bind a collection of books

Still looking...?

Please contact us and we'll do whatever we can to help you. If you can't find a book from our current selection we can source any title for you, or send us a book that you already own.

Are you interested in working with us on a bigger project, or binding a collection of books? If so, please visit Ludlow Bookbinders or email us today to discuss it.

We offer a BOOK REPAIR service for damaged and worn books, please contact us for more information or visit The Index Bindery shop, 5 Bull Ring, Ludlow SY8 1AD or call
01584 876003


Leather bound

Harry Potter

by J. K. Rowling
Leather Bound

The Lord of the Rings

by J. R. R. Tolkein
Leather bound


by Stephenie Meyer
The perfect gift

Ludlow Rare Books

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