New BookBook iPad Case Looks Like an Old, Classic Book

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iPad case looks like vintage, old book

 

This is the new BookBook for iPad – a leather case styled to look like an old, classic book.  It’s made by TwelveSouth – who are rapidly becoming one of my favorite iPad accessory makers.  I love their BookArc iPad stand – which is an ever-present on my desk and which I reviewed a few months back.

Hit the break for a little more detail on the BookBook and one more photo …

Here’s more about the BookBook, straight from TwelveSouth:

Twelve South introduces BookBook for iPad, a new version of the popular BookBook Case for MacBook Pro. This new leather case is handmade to look like a vintage book. BookBook for iPad also doubles as a display stand for iPad. The case has two hardback book covers, a rigid spine and hard inner frame to protect iPad from all angles.

Not only does BookBook for iPad look like a real vintage book, it also feels like a real book, which enhances the iPad reading experience, making it feel more natural. Each case is hand-distressed, giving it a unique look. Hardback covers with reinforced corners offer solid protection from bumps and dings. The classic looking book spine and inner frame offer a superior level of crush protection. An additional layer of security comes from the fact that the antique book appearance disguises iPad from would-be thieves.

Inside BookBook is a button stitched into the left book cover and a string sewn into the right book cover. Those two simple items are used to transform the case into a handy display stand. The button and string create a stand that can be adjusted precisely to your desired viewing angle so you can sit back and enjoy a movie, videos or a slideshow, hands-free.

The BookBook goes for $69.99 and comes in these two color options: brown with a black spine (Black) and a more vibrant brown with a red spine (Red).

You can lean more or place an order at the TwelveSouth site:

http://twelvesouth.com/products/bookbook_ipad/

I imagine we’ll be seeing these very soon in Apple stores.  I think the concept for this case is a great one, and it looks as if it’s another one that’s well executed by TwelveSouth.  I’ll definitely be looking to try one of these out.

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Patrick Jordan

Founder and Editor in Chief of iPad Insight. Husband, father to a lovely daughter, Commander of the Armies of the North, dog lover (especially Labs), Austinite, former Londoner, IT consultant, huge sports nut, iPad and mobile tech blogger, mobile apps junkie.

4 thoughts on “New BookBook iPad Case Looks Like an Old, Classic Book

  1. I make iPad covers, but I use real materials, not like that fake zippered bookbook which is just plastic sewn together, I actually make iPad books like this but I use real leather, and it really does look old, email me and I’ll send you some pics.

    • Milton,
      Would you please send me some pics of the work that you do. I have been searching for a book like cover for my ipad 1. Thanks

      • Milton, Do they cost a lot? I am very interested in finding one for my iPad 1st generation please email me.

  2. Greetings! Increadable work! Would you
    Please consider doing a cover for a 15 inch Mack book?
    It would be. Dream come true.
    Thank you for your time!
    Sally Butts.