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David Barber's Sketchbook

David Barber’s Sketchbook

David Barber’s Sketchbook c.2014 Flexible binding in full tan goatskin. Sewn landscape onto five cords and trimmed, with endbands in beige and green silk. Paper was alternated between Surrey Cartridge and Windsor & Newton Sketching & Drawing Paper. 276×207 (WH), 15 sections, 3 bifolios per sections David Barber’s Sketchbook was designed with specific requirements from the artist. The layout was landscape to […]

Penrhyn Archive Jamaican Estate Slave Accounts

Penrhyn Archive Jamaican Estate Slave Accounts

Penrhyn Archive Jamaican Estate Slave Accounts, Bangor University Archives c.18th Century Single section pamphlets of handmade paper, stab-sewn through a plain or marble-paper cover Project for National Conservation Service Report written by Mary Garner DECONTAMINATION, CONSERVATION & DIGITISATION The items treated in this project come from the Penrhyn Estate archive, deposited at the Bangor University Archives in […]

Principles of Medicine

The Principles and Practice of Medicine

The Principles and Practice of Medicine by William Osler, M.D., F.R.C.P c.1897 Full case binding, hollow-back, blue buckram cloth with gold-foiled title on spine Young J. Pentland, Edinburgh and London This is one of the first modern general medical textbooks by a man named Osler. My client, himself a Doctor, asked me to repair it as it is […]

Mrs E. Neville Jackson's Scrapbook

Mrs E. Neville Jackson’s Scrapbook

Mrs E. Neville Jackson’s Scrapbook Preparatory scrapbook for Book of Toys c.1902-1909 Fully bound in black cloth 165x203x33 (WHD) CONDITION BINDING had structural stress due to large amounts of inserted material. The front board was damaged and detached from spine and sewing supports. The remaining spine was split from the front board and worn at head […]