Contemporary & Modern 2018-01-28T00:02:43+00:00

Contemporary & Modern Books

Renew the life of textbooks, cookbooks, comic books and periodicals, collectible novels and art books through repair or rebinding”

  • Re-backing – replacing the spine with new materials dyed to blend with the binding adhering the original spine over top or recreating the appearance of the original spine as closely as possible. This includes replacing the adhesives and spine linings ensuring a strong binding structure.

  • Reattachment of covers to textblocks, including replacement of the adhesives and spine linings.

  • Repairing inner joints at the endpapers or replacement of endpapers

  • Repairing and rebuilding corners and caps

  • Repair of soft cover books by replacing the adhesives with acid-free, strong glue and affixing Japanese paper linings to reinforce the pages followed by reattachment of the cover

  • Repair of tears and losses as desired

  • Preventative care through the construction of custom enclosures

Treatment Examples