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RESTORATION COURSE

Restoration of Cloth and Paper Bound Books please note that this course is best undertaken by those who have had some practice in binding books as it will be assumed that participants are familiar with the details of elementary bookbinding. Topics for the course will be selected from the following :

 

  • Replacing spines
  • Resewing split books
  • Paper repair
  • “Lumbecking” a paper-back and putting it into a hard case
  • Repairing “bumped” corners
  • Dealing with bookplates
  • Refurbishing cloth and decorated paper, etc.
  • Other suitable topics

The course tutor is Robin Tait.

 

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