Eleanore E. Ramsey
Sausalito, California

Honorable Mention for Binding

Born in Sandpoint, Idaho, Eleanore E. Ramsey received her B.A. in Philosophy from Coe College. She studied bookbinding with Larry Green, Barbara Hiller, and Stella Patri. She teaches fine binding in her studio in San Francisco.


Full leather relief binding of white French Cape morocco leather. Front and back boards with cut out windows; cutouts mounted on flyleaf. Blind tooling. Gold-tooled title on spine.


William Butler Yeats. Poems of W. B. Yeats. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1990.

Full leather binding of purple morocco with mosaics of chagrin, oasis, box calfskin, and French Cape morocco leathers. Design of various electronic components with fold wires and blind and palladium tooling.