TwelveSouth’s BookBook Adds Some Unique Leathery Goodness to Your Apple iPad

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TwelveSouth's BookBook Adds Some Unique Leathery Goodness to Your Apple iPad

Perhaps you’d like the iPad to blend in with your collection of fine vintage  books, or maybe you just miss the feel of a solid leather hardback binding when reading the classics; either way TwelveSouth has an intriguing new iPad case which should satisfy your leather-lust. Introducing the new BookBook, a handmade leather case available in one of two hardback colors: brown with a black spine (Black) or vibrant brown with a red spine (Red). No two covers are alike, and the cover can even function as a stand for landscape-oriented viewing.

The hardback cover and spine provide impact protection, while the hard protective inner frame offers crush protection. As a bonus, the unique design of this case disguises iPad for an extra level of stealthy security.

What better way to hide your clandestine surfing, comic book collection, or even those trashy romance novels. Because obviously … if someone sees you reading anything from such a classy cover, they will automatically assume it must be high-brow … right? 😉

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TwelveSouth's BookBook Adds Some Unique Leathery Goodness to Your Apple iPad

The TwelveSouth BookBook for iPad is available directly from the manufacturer for $69.99 with free shipping (for a limited time).
TwelveSouth's BookBook Adds Some Unique Leathery Goodness to Your Apple iPad

Meet BookBook for iPad, a totally unique, one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case for iPad.

Charleston, SC, August 16, 2010 – 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. It is available in two colors: brown with a black spine (Black) and a more vibrant brown with a red spine (Red). BookBook for iPad is available now and retails for $69.99. More info and images can be found at

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.

“In many ways, the BookBook for iPad makes even more sense than our popular MacBook version,” said Andrew Green of Twelve South. “Reading books and articles on iPad in a BookBook feels more organic and comfortable. When closed, the BookBook protects the beautiful glass iPad screen better than any case we’ve ever seen. It may have taken some time to get it just right, but we think BookBook for iPad is exactly what our customers have been waiting for.”

BookBook for iPad is a beautifully designed accessory that will appeal to those who want a versatile case that stands out from the rest. BookBook is available now for $69.99 at

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