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Prints by Four Artists

Prints by Four Artists

Artist book of prints by four artists c. 1641 Fully bound in green parchment 343x504x53 (WHD) CONDITION BINDING The heavy parchment cover was damaged in several places, including a piece missing from the back-board and a frayed split down the spine. The cover was pasted onto the boards, and also either lined or placed on lined boards. […]

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The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible c. 1952 Full case binding, hollow-back, plain burgundy book cloth with blind-tooled border University Press, Cambridge (Brooke Crutchley, University Printer) 140x198x39 (WHD) I completed this volume some months back for an lady who was keen to preserve the book before it fell apart completely. As with so many books owned by individuals, […]

Essays, Letters and Poems 1781, vol 6

I feel like I am making good progress with this book and it will soon be finished – best not speak too soon, but it is amazing the detail that goes into the conservation of a book. I suppose once you have done something once, it does then get quicker, but at the moment, this […]