The book prior to repair

The spine and front board are detached

The bookcloth has become detached from its boards

A treasured book from the 1800's held together with sticking plaster and in desperate need of repair to prolong its life.

Repaired, but retaining its original covers and authenticity.

The spine has been repaired with new bookcloth and the original spine reattached.

Northwest Passage

Not all books require a complete re-bind as was the case with this book. The brief was to make it readable again, without losing any of its authenticity.