Paper Dragon Books specializes in fine and design bookbinding and was founded by bookbinder Gavin Dovey in 2005.The bindery produces traditional and modern trade, fine and design bookbinding, producing custom work for individuals and corporate clients.

Gavin Dovey started bookbinding in 1998, completing a course and receiving a qualification in Design Bookbinding at the London College of Printing. In 2005, Paper Dragon Books opened the doors to its first bindery on 26th street, in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, New York.

Today Gavin works in his fourth bindery in the Hudson Valley upstate New York, teaching and producing fine, design and historical bindings, for various national and international institutions, rare book dealers, private collectors and private clients, and international artists. Please check our press section to find out more.

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