What book dealers really mean. Click on thumbnails for larger images.
A cheaper leather substitute made from grinding up and "bonding" all the old leather shoes and pocket books you've thrown away, much as some fast food restaurants make bonded "roast beef" from cow lips and tails. Bonded leather can range in quality from really cheesy (and we don't mean "bonded" cheese) to reasonably attractive. Here is one of the more attractive examples, a limited edition wine book from the Bacchus Press, which just coincidentally we happen to have in stock.