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
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.
Lately we have been busy binding a great many antiquarian private collection books. Thomas Pennant amongst many others. Also lots of family bibles as usual.
We have just been restoring some old Family Bibles over the last couple of weeks, and the usual book restoration and book repairs for Mrs Beetons and some old 17th century ships log books. See our page on Learn more
This week we have been binding books on bookbinding and Rare Bindings. Unusual to have a binder binding bindings on binding. See our page for one off bindings and book restoration here.