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A Bookbinder’s Black Friday

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Welcome to my 9th annual roundup of bookbinding-related Black Friday (and some beyond that) deals!

I did all of my damage during the Guild of Book Workers Standards of Excellence Seminar last month, so there will be no shopping for me. I also have a craft show this weekend and if I go shopping tomorrow, I won’t have enough time to panic the required amount.

There are several bookbinding-related online sales going on starting tomorrow (and some going on right now). Check ’em out:

On 11/29, Hiromi Paper is offering free domestic shipping on orders $100.00+ (after any discounts) with code kinyoobi2019. The offer is not valid on oversize items. On top of that, they’re having their annual sale from December 1 – 31. The sale is only for specific items, but the selection is pretty great. Discounts go as high as 50%. Subscribe to Hiromi’s newsletter to get the latest on what’s included in the sale.

Now through 12/21, Arnold Grummer is holding their Annual Press Sale. Discount varies depending on the press you choose. Please visit their website for more information. But wait, there’s more! On 11/28 – 11/29, they’re offering free domestic shipping on all orders – this is automatic, no code is needed. And on 11/30 – 12/2, they giving shoppers an additional $10% off any order (including presses). Use code SHOPSMALL before checkout to get the discount.

The Getty Store is offering 25% off sitewide now through 12/3. I’m mentioning this sale because they’re the publishers behind Artists and Their Books: Books and Their Artists by Marcia Reed and Glenn Phillips – a gorgeous book. Another interesting title is Books: A Living History by Martyn Lyons. Use code 25GIFT to get the discount. Now through 12/31, they’re also offering free standard domestic shipping on all orders $100.00+. 

Get 15% off everything at Volcano Arts now through 12/1. No code needed – your cart will take care of the discount for you. They also offer free domestic shipping on orders of $100.00+.

If you need preservation supplies, Gaylord Archival is offering 25% off your order with code BLACKFRIDAY now through 12/2. You can also get free domestic shipping on orders over $100.00.

Brodart is offering varying discounts on your order, depending on when you shop:

  • 11/27 – 11/28: Get a 20% discount on everything with code WT20.
  • 11/29 – 12/1: Get a 15% discount on everything with code F15.
  • 12/2: Get a 40% discount on consumable supplies over $209.00 with code X.

The Paper Mill Store is offering 10% off orders of $250.00+ with code 250SALE and 15% off orders of $500.00+ with code 500SALE. They also offer free shipping on all orders $149.00 and over. This is an ongoing promotion with no expiration date.

Paper Source is offering 50% off all purchases from the Paper Bar, now through 11/30. They’ve got text and cover weight paper in lots of colors and sizes (no code needed).

John Neal Bookseller has three offers:

  • Get free standard domestic shipping on orders of $100.00 or more. Use code BF19FS at checkout for the discount from now through 11:59 p.m. on 12/1.
  • Get up to 50% off Black Friday Sale items from now through 6:00 p.m. on 12/6 (a full week!) – save on books, supplies, and subscriptions to both Bound & Lettered and Letter Arts Review.
  • Now through 12/1, international customers can get $10 off every $100 spent by using code NONUS19 at checkout.

Now through 12/3, Paper-Papers is offering 50% off the already discounted price of products in their Clearance department. Use coupon code getdeal at checkout to get the discount.

From now through 12/2, Vintage Paper Co. is offering 20% off all weekend deal items with a total over £20 (approximately $26.00 USD). The discount will automatically be applied, no code needed.

Planning a trip to Japan, Paris, Italy, or London? Julie Auzillon is offering 20% off for today only and items include her wonderful series of paper tour guides. Another great option is her book Origata Binding: from Japanese wrapping to bookbinding.

As part of their holiday sale, Oak Knoll Books is offering 20% off all available titles. This sale is going on now through December 2nd and no special code is needed – the discount will be applied automatically.

Helen Hiebert is giving $10.00 off your entire purchase by entering the code turkey10 at checkout, now through 12/2. Among her offerings is her wonderful creative planner and how-to book of paper projects, The Paper Year. She also has a number of books available that should also appeal to the paper lover in your life (if not you).

Head on over to Washi Arts for 10% off all papers, tools, and supplies. Use code BLACK2019 at checkout – code valid only on 11/29.

By the way, don’t forget Giving Tuesday! There are lots of worthy organizations out there that would love your support. Here are some of my favorites:

Happy shopping and/or donating!

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