Category Archives: reback

Gladney Family Bible

Gladney Family Bible repair and restoration. The bookbinding is very straight forward on a leather bound book of the 19th century. Continue reading

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The judge’s Family Bible

The judge’s Family Bible came in for repair. Continue reading

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Bookbinder’s Dressing Proving a Hit

Leather care for collectible and fine leather books using Bookbinder’s Dressing. Continue reading

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Clothbound Books Restored

Example of two clothbound books repaired by the bookbinder. 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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