Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild - Restoration & Repair FAQsCan you restore a rare book that would be valuable if it were in better condition? Therefore, we are cautious not to:. Send pictures, or you may want to send the book itself. We will give you an honest appraisal of whether or not we believe it would be worthwhile to restore or rebind your book, and an estimate of the cost. That said, here are some specific restoration services we can offer you:. Conditioning old leather that is not dry-rotted. If the leather on your book is rubbing off in your lap or hands, there is little that can be done to restore it.
Book Binding: Repair, Rebind, or Recase?
The spine label can often be removed from the original spine strip and attached to the new spine to further preserve as much of the book's originality as possible. In bookbinding this direction is vitally important. Testimonials M. Personal Visions: The Passion of Paper.No binder will give a price sight-unseen, nor will any one binder's price commit others to that estimate. I have a music book I use a lot that needs to be repaired, before I lose some of its pages. You will need to move one clamp at a time to drill those holes. Make an Offer.
HS Guidelines. Just send your individual pages or your. A case can give visual appeal to important and valuable items without affecting their original state in any way.
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We have NO minimums for our book repair and restoration services. As a library bindery, our day to day task is to repair and rebind existing books for libraries. Our job is to bind a book so it will stay together and stand up to the repeated use that library books are subjected to. We will take the exact same care to rebind or repair your book. We also offer faster service when needed.
Therefore, we are cautious not to:. Just send your individual pages or your. Although I did work 6 years at a library right out of highschool, they had no book binding or repair department. Rebind or New Bind Order Form.
How do you decide whether or not to rebind a book. Also, so you pay for only the services your book or publication needs. The spine label can often be removed from the original spine strip and attached to the new spine to further preserve as much of the book's originality as possible? Each of our book restoration projects is custom quoted, you want the edge of the wood-slat lined up with the edge of the book spine as shown in the picture?