This unusual autograph book dated from the early part of the 20th Century and is a real treasure of history. Despite having had a hard life and ending up in several pieces it was repairable.
A beautiful embossed book whose covers and spine needed to be reattached to the text block. Once completed it was fit to grace any collectors’ library.
This album is of the type that holds individually mounted photographs held in by photo corners. The covers were broken and no longer fit for purpose so new ones were made.
For many books time and sellotape have played their part in weakening the cover . However, with care and attention all can be restored.
This was the smallest book that I have repaired so far. Although of no intrinsic value, the book is of great sentimental value to the client. Having sewn the book back together a new spine was attached using Charisma paper.
Like many Victorian Family Bibles this one was much loved but in need of some tlc to prolong its life. New leather was used to create a new spine, with the original spine repaired and positioned on the new. Repairs … Continue reading
The map book was probably the largest book that I have undertaken so far, it measured approximately 26″ x 17″ . The brief was to restore it so that it could be used once again , instead of being left … Continue reading
The padded cover was complete but detached , however the spine was missing. This book received a sympathetic repair with a new spine created from goatskin leather.
This is a list of some of the projects that have been completed, giving an idea of the sort of work that we do. This is not a complete example of our work, but rather a selection of projects.