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Bookbinder's Dressing is my formulation of of an ancient recipe handed down from master to apprentice for over 500 hundred years. I make this in small batches and will mail it the same day your order is received.-Max Marbles
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Baptism Certificate original form before restoration, flattening, cleaning, mending and deacidification. As of this post tape from the back has been removed, it’s been rehydrated and flattened between blotting paper weighted with heavy glass sheets. Tomorrow I will mend it … Continue reading
An early 19th century binding is mended and ready for use. Continue reading
The Family Bible is typically 12 x10 by 4 inches. The Bible was most likely published between 1840 and 1900. In the beginning of this Family Bible period the covers were flat with little embossment if any. Later Family Bibles … Continue reading