Books & Prints

Book restoration 

Morris British Butterflies and Moths

hard bind book
book cover
  • Total re-bind. Half binding in brown goatskin with green blind tooled title label
  • Hand sewn silk headbands
  • Board covering with Cockerell handmade marbled paper
  • Paste-downs and flyleaves using Cockerell handmade marbled paper
  • For additional information, feel free to get in touch with us today.

Classic French Cooking for Chef - client in St. Malo, Brittany

white coloured book cover
two books
An old book
  • Spines and boards detached, repaired damage to corners and flyleaves
  • Archival linen hinges laminated in original split boards
  • Titled spines set over calf replacement
  • Japanese tissue repairs internally

Latin and Greek Dictionaries - half bound with Calf and Buckram

torn book cover
big books
old books
  • Replacement of original boards and spines with laminated Archival Linen hinges over sewn through the shoulders
  • Hand sewn headbands
  • Calf spine and corners, blind tooled

Family Bible with great sentimental value arrived in many pieces

torn pages
book binding
  • Family Bible with great sentimental value arrived in many pieces. Soft Yapp binding with remains of rotten dark red book cloth, part end papers, single sheets, torn with multiple corners turned. A disaster! 
  • All pages separated, washed and pressed
  • Book cloth remains backed with maroon skiver, using finished surface as a doublure. 
  • Sewn on leather thongs laced through skiver and cloth remains
  • Flyleaves of Victorian matching paper

Visitors’ books

quality book cover
  • An amalgamation of two visitor books covering sixty years of entertainment
  • Both text blocks re-sewn before casing in maroon goatskin
  • All previous addresses with cross through record the owner’s history with the current address open. It has been tooled in 23ct gold leaf
  • Flyleaves and pastedowns in Cockerell paper purchased at the sale of the famous Cockerell Bindery
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