Category Archives: odd stuff

Progeny: Gramma done good!

  This Family Bible and its genealogy pages is about to be repaired. Read the inscription on the back.  

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Tom Glass

Tom Glass visits the bindery of Max Marbles. Continue reading

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Texas Jack Photo Restoration

Texas Jack photo restored by bookbinder, Max Marbles. 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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