European Butterflies

The fully restored book

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.

Traditional photo album

The new album cover

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.


A few simple repairs gave this book a new lease of life

For many books time and sellotape have played their part in weakening the cover . However, with care and attention all can be restored.  

Birthday Book

The smallest book so far.

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.

Family Bible

The re-attached spine

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

1837 Ordnance Map Book

The fully restored book

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

Miniature Photograph Album


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.

1772 Book of Naval Regulations

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A book that had seen better days. The brief was to rebind it whilst retaining the character of the book. A buff leather was chosen along with raised bands and blind tooling to the front and rear covers.

Completed Projects

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.