Category Archives: closeup

1922 Iowa Baseball Team Photograph

This twenties photograph needs a little help. Since this “before” shot I have taken it out of the frame and scanned it at 600 dpi. Originally being pretty sharp the scan when blown up on a large monitor allows you … Continue reading

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Texas Jack Photo Restoration

Texas Jack photo restored by bookbinder, Max Marbles. Continue reading

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Clothbound Books Restored

Example of two clothbound books repaired by the bookbinder. Continue reading

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1818 Psalms & Sacred Musick Completed

An early 19th century binding is mended and ready for use. Continue reading

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Unusual Binding: 1818 Psalms & Sacred Musick

An unusually styled double book binding has found its way to the bindery. Continue reading

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