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Book Repairs

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Another Bible Repair

Another bible saved. This bible was in a really sorry state. It needed re-sewing and the boards straightening and a new spine. The brass was removed and cleaned before being replaces. A new catch was made and then Learn more

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New Bible Repair Cover

We received this bible for repair with no cover and a crumbly dry old detached spine. The front page needed to be saved but was missing some image. We managed to source a whole bible in slightly better Learn more

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Latest Bible repairs

Just a quick photo of a few of our latest bible repairs awaiting collection

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Latest Book Repair

Re-encasing a signed, first edition of The Wilderness Hunter, by Theodore Roosevelt. Cant do to much to this, due to its value, just strengthening the binding and cleaning it up a little.

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Latest book repairs

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This is a completed set of Samuel Pepy’s for a customer. New calf re-backs with gold tooling and raised bands to the spine.

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Common Prayer Book Repair

A very old book of common prayer. In need of a new spine and refurbishing of the covers.  

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1679 book repair

A Prayer book from 1697 with a new calf spine and rebuilt and rebound corners Click on image to enlarge  

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New Soft Bible Repair

Here is a before and after ‘Yap’ soft bible repair. Retaining the original spine and inner certificate Click on image to enlarge

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Another Book repair before / after

Here is a recent book repair. A book of Common Phrases. Calf skin re-back retaining covers and original end papers. Click to enlarge Also, an example of a Childrens Book before and after

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