Rebinding

After thorough records were made, including notes, diagrams, rubbings and photographs of the existing structure and decoration, the following schedule of treatment was devised:

Taking rubbing of original tooling

Original tooling
  • Taking the books apart
  • Conservation of the plates
  • Adding paper guards
  • Making sections
  • Rounding the spine
  • Headbands
  • Covering
  • Endpapers
  • Finishing

 

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