Book Repair

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We have lovingly restored family heirlooms, old bibles, collector’s editions and historical journals using the methods outlined below.

There are three typical cases depending on the state of the book:

Total repair – A sympathetic approach toward the original binding reusing as much of the existing materials as possible.

Re-backing – removing and replacing the book’s spine while retaining the original boards. Where possible, the existing spine will be remounted.

Re-binding – replacement of the original binding with a new cover using traditional methods and appropriate binding styles.

Materials used for the Repair Process:

  • Fine Cloth, Leather and Traditional Marbled Paper are use to make the cases.
  • Antique and Acid Free End-Papers are used to protect the text and maintain the look of the book.
  • Leather is treated to restore its lustre and preserve it well into the future.