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Need a classy clutch to join you on that first date? Or perhaps your best friend's birthday is coming up and you need a one of a kind gift- well, this one of a kind book clutch is just for you!


All of my book clutches are made from REAL discarded books that have seen better days. The books have been hollowed out on the inside to create the 'purse' and lined with beautiful coordinating fabric. Magnets are added in order to keep the book closed. The integrity of the book is still intact and thus it still looks very much like a book and could and will fool the best of them. I work very hard at keeping the books looking just like the books they were in their prime, only this time with a different purpose hidden inside.


Roget's Thesaurus, a gorgeous vintage discarded text book, has been rescued and given new life as a hollowed book clutch. From the outside this classic Thesaurus appears to be a just a beautiful vintage book. The cover is a maroon linen blend with an aged golden frame around the title.

Like all of my hollow books this treasure has been glued with archival bookbinding glue to secure all of the interior pages and then carved from the inside out to form a large square. The inside of the book is lined with a gorgeous floral fabric in tones of olive, goldenrod, and purple. A small pocket has been added to the inside of the front cover to hold small sundries. Silky matching ribbon borders the fabric lined interior. Small magnets lie in the middle of front and back covers to help keep the book closed.

Inside Measures: approx 4 1/2" x 7 1/4"
Depth: approx 1 1/4"

Roget's Thesaurus is a discarded much-read vintage book that has seen many years of wear, tear, and Love. The spine and back cover of this book both show much age but with tender Loving care it will last as a one-of-a-clutch.

Vintage Book Clutch - Book Purse - Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: book, vintage, book purse, fabric, sewing machine, glue, saw
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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