Book Restoration

Book restoration is one only one part of the larger topic of Book Conservation that includes cleaning, repairing, consoliding and preserving manuscript and printed materials. These may be books, albums, letters, broadsides, sheet music, etc. Sometimes, the protecting covering of these items is more important than the text itself and only it is in need of restoration, sometimes both the text and its covering need treatment.

 

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Rebacking of a leather bound book

Before and after images of rebacking with saving original spine. 

 

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Cloth Binding Restoration

 

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Bible Restoration

 

 

Vellum Restoration

 

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Johnson's Dictionary

 

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Bible

 

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Map

 

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Paper Cover Restoration

 

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Vellum Restoration 2 

 

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Refurbishing

 

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Head Cap Restoration

 

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Rebacking original spine on new spine 

 

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Rebacking with similar design spine 

 

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