Lyra's Books

Independent fine press publisher, and award-winning artisan bookbinders.

We create beautiful handmade books using rare skills and the finest quality materials.


A Christmas Carol

Find out more about the next title from our Lyra’s Classics imprint – our limited edition of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’. Illustrated by world renowned artist, Gary Gianni, with an exclusive afterword by Simon Callow.

This edition is limited to 276 hand-bound, letterpress printed copies across two different states. Visit our shop or the ‘A Christmas Carol’ project page for details.

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Here at Lyra’s Books we are busy publishing our own fine press titles and collaborating with other publishers to create beautiful books that will last generations. Find out more about who we are and about our two imprints.



The Red Thread Edition

Find out more about our previous project – the first book from our Lyra’s Press imprint – our limited edition of Neil Gaiman’s ‘Coraline’. Illustrated by multi award-winning illustrator, Rovina Cai.

This edition was limited to 726 hand bound, letterpress printed copies across three different states. Visit the Coraline project page for details.