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Nashville, Tennessee 37211

Crowing Hens Bindery is a one-woman bindery and letterpress print shop that specializes in traditional handmade blank books, letterpress printed stationery, limited edition fine art prints, unique book jewelry & letterpress-printed decorative papers. As the owner of a Nashville-based private business, I do my best to honor the heritage of fine craft and art that saturates my community and region. All of my products are designed and made by hand in Nashville, Tennessee from high quality materials available using traditional bookbinding techniques. I aspire to create beautiful, useful work that becomes a part of your everyday life.

Still Life with Heirloom Tomato Bookplate


Still Life with Heirloom Tomato Bookplate


Still Life with Heirloom Tomato Bookplate


Claim ownership of your treasured books with these letterpress printed bookplates. Designed for book lovers—writers and readers alive— there will be no mistaking the provenance of your precious library.

Hand-carved from linoleum blocks and printed by hand on an antique C&P Pilot letterpress on cream colored paper.

Available in sets of 5. Mount to the inside front cover or endpaper of your precious books with acid free adhesive, glue, or paste) not included.

All artwork is Copyright 2019 MARY LOUISE SULLIVAN. Rights are NOT transferred with sale.

Looking for a custom, personalized bookplate? Commission inquiries are always welcome.

Want this item gift wrapped? Gift wrapping available for stationery sets. Single cards not eligible for gift wrapping. Purchase this service here:

For wholesale inquiries contact me here.

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