Making sections, sewing and endpapers

Groups of four leaves were joined together by folding the guards around each other.

The groups (known as sections) were pierced through the fold  then sewn together, over six linen tapes. The old endpapers were reinforced  and sewn on.
 

Sewing over tape

Laying arbelave over linen

 

Endpaper

Sewing over tape

 

 

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