Bible restored by Sage Old Books 2003
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Bible before restoration 1
Covers worn. Held together with masking tape and surgical sticking plaster.
Bible before restoration 2
Spine loose. Endpapers torn. Covers stained.
Bible before restoration 3
Pages loose. Paper brittle.
Re-backed with old spine pasted over.
The text block re-sewn.
Bible restored covers
Front cover cleaned and polished.
Bible new endpapers
New marbled endpapers, made to order by Joan Ajala.
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Book box layout
The custom made book box. (Not our usual design. We usually custom make a clamshell box for Bibles).
Box partly closed
The box partly closed and tied.
The box closed, protecting the bible from the elements.
See an alternative box type here - Solander or clamshell box.
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