Restored Book Examples

Restorations Back 

Crumbs Swept Up.
Book as received, bound in brown cloth, front board loose, stitching disintegrated, sections worn, spine damaged, cloth rubbed, corners ‘bumped’.

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Resewn, corrners restiffened, spine replaced and cloth refurbished.

Historical Records of Australia.
Example of damaged volume as received by binder. Leather had severe red rot and hinges were split.

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Part of the restored set. Rebound in navy kangaroo and buckram with genuine gold spine finishing.

Pictures from Nature.
Disbound book as received. Boards off, spine damaged and cloth rubbed.

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Spine replaced and repaired and cloth refurbished.

Bookbinding in a classic way