Nestled in the heart of Westport Island off the
coast of Maine, Mermaid Bindery offers custom
book bindings and hand-crafted boxes for
artist books, limited editions, first editions,
antiquarian collections, fine books photography
portfolios, and ephemera.
My custom bindings and boxes not only protect
and preserve, but provide an artful introduction
and invitation to the content within. I welcome
inquiries from individuals and businesses alike
and would be delighted to talk with you about
In addition to custom work, I am excited to
begin my artist book career at Mermaid
Bindery. Please contact me directly if you would
like to collect my work.
JOELLE LEAVITT WEBBER
With a postgraduate certificate degree in book
binding from the Center for the Book at the
University of Iowa, Joelle creates bindings and
protective boxes with an artistic sensibility
rivaled only by the precision and attention to
detail she executes with each project.
Showing early interest in the arts, Joelle had the
good fortune to work under the tutelage of her
aunt, well-known contemporary illuminated
manuscript artist, Nancy Ruth Leavitt. Today
Joelle is delighted to work side by side with her
aunt, and other clients, binding handcrafted
designer books and boxes.
Mermaid Bindery I Westport Island, Maine (207) 350.0935 I email@example.com