Christmas Last Order Dates

by Susan Green November 14, 2013

Here are your last order dates for Christmas gifts this year. Please treat them as a guide, and order as early as you possibly can to avoid disappointment. 

Bespoke: read more

Any book bought online that's described as 'made to order', plus all bespoke commissions.

Delivery Destination Last Order Date
 All worldwide destinations (excluding UK)               Monday 25 November
UK*   Monday 2 December

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 Delivery Destination Last Order Date
Asia, Far East (inc. Japan), New Zealand Tuesday 3 December
Australia Wednesday 4 December
Africa, Caribbean, Central & South America, Middle East Thursday 5 December
Cyprus, Eastern Europe Sunday 8 December
Canada, France, Greece, Poland Monday 9 December
USA Thursday 12 December
Western Europe (excluding France, Greece, Poland) Thursday 12 December
HM Forces BFPO operational Thursday 28 November
HM Forces BFPO static Thursday 12 December
UK* Thursday 19 December

*UK customers: it's always worth asking if I can get something to you at shorter notice, as I very often can. Do email or call 07748 759 371

Small print: these dates are advised by Royal Mail, the UK postal service. UK orders of £70 and above will be guaranteed delivery, for all other order values and destinations these dates are a guide, not a guarantee. If you have any queries, don't hesitate to get in touch.

Thank you for your business this year, for choosing to shop with independent designer-makers, and for helping to keep the tradition of hand bookbinding alive and well.



Susan Green
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Size Guide

Use this Size Guide to check the dimensions of the books you're considering purchasing (dimensions are external and refer to the closed book unless otherwise indicated). If you'd like some guidance with selecting the correct size, feel free to contact Susan the bookbinder. You can email or call +44 (0)7748 759371

Leather Memory Books, Wedding Guest Books, Journals and Sketchbooks
A4 Large Portrait 12 inches or 305 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A4 Large Landscape 8.5 inches or 215 mm 12 inches or 305 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Landscape 6 inches or 155 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Portrait 8.5 inches or 215 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1.5 inches or 35 mm
A6 Small Landscape 4.5 inches or 114 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1 inch or 25 mm
A6 Small Portrait 6 inches or 155 mm 4.5 inches or 114 mm 1 inch or 25 mm


Miniature Journals
 One Size 3 inches or 76 mm 2.25 inches or 60 mm 20 mm or 0.75 inches


Marbled Notebooks
 A4 Large 297 mm or 11.5 inches approx. 205mm or 8.25 inches approx. 64 pages
A5 Medium 210 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 145 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 56 pages
A6 Small  150 mm or 6 inches approx. 100 mm or 4 inches approx. 48 pages
A7 Pocket 106 mm or 4.25 inches approx. 72 mm or 2.75 inches approx. 40 pages