Sarah Creighton

Easthampton, Massachusetts

Gaylord Shanilec, Farmers, 1989

Bound in full gray-blue Harmatan goat skin; endpapers of handmade Barcham Green “Charter Oak” with sewn leather hinges; sewn on linen tapes with split boards; handsewn yellow silk endbands; Décor of light blue and gray-blue goat skin onlay with blind stamping on cover and spine. 17.5 x 7 x 1.5 centimeters. Created 1992.

Sarah Creighton was born in 1948, and began bookbinding in 1979, studying bookbinding with David Bourbeau, Arno Werner, Gray Parrot, and Hugo Peller. She established her own studio in 1982, where she focuses on limited editions of private press books, one-of-a-kind fine bindings, boxmaking, and some rebinding and conservation work.