Some before and after shots of a recently completed large family bible repair. Corner repairs and a goatskin leather re back with a partial re-sew.
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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
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
Just a quick photo of a few of our latest bible repairs awaiting collection
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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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.
A very old book of common prayer. In need of a new spine and refurbishing of the covers.
A Prayer book from 1697 with a new calf spine and rebuilt and rebound corners Click on image to enlarge
Here is a before and after ‘Yap’ soft bible repair. Retaining the original spine and inner certificate Click on image to enlarge