Antique Vellum Books by the Foot

Vellum bound books have been prized for centuries for their subtle beauty. These leather bound books have distinctive white and cream tones that age beautifully.  We typically import these antique books from Europe, then group them into collections. Each assortment is unique, luxurious, and full of character and history.

Please note that the photos show a representative selection of books, your collection will be assembled to order based on our current inventory. Typical assortments may include books in English, Italian, German, French and Spanish. Most often, the books have gold titles and accent colors that may range from brown to black, green, red or another leather color.  If you would like to see photos of your collection before it ships, please note that with your order.

Book sizes will be approximately 7-9.5″ tall. Publication dates range from around 1750-1920. Content will be primarily literature and history, possibly with some philosophy and books on the arts.  This item is 1 linear foot of books – approximately 10 books. You may order multiple for however many feet you need. As these are antique leather books, areas of rubbing, cracking, and occasional missing spine labels may be present. They also may have a previous owner’s name written in them or a bookplate, or other minor wear.

Our full assortment of antique leather books can be viewed here.

SKU: ALT-VLM

Weight: 21.0 lb


$750.00