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.



The Red Thread Edition

Find out more about 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 is limited to 726 hand bound, letterpress printed copies across three different states. Visit our shop or the Coraline project page for details.

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What We Do

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 Picture of Dorian Gray

Find out more about our previous project – our limited edition of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by award-winning oil painter Gregory Manchess, with a foreword from Oscar Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland. Available in Lettered and Numbered state, both of the editions were hand-bound, letterpress printed and signed.

This was the first title from our new imprint, Lyra’s Classics.