Antique book Restoration TorontoMarch 20, 2013 – 00:24

Antique book Restoration Toronto

In recent years,with much travail,we have managed to build a rather eclectic,but surprisingly successful,website. However,with our retail business now,very sadly,closed (of which much more anon,once the Toronto smoke has cleared),we don’t quite know what to do with it. Should it be discreetly pasturised,along with its aging owner? More constructively,should our blog be beefed up instead? The latter,which has been gathering momentum of late,despite…

Antique book Restoration SydneySeptember 13, 2013 – 13:42

Antique book Restoration Sydney

Antique/Rare Book Restoration Question: Can you restore a rare book that would be valuable if it were in better condition? Answer: We do restoration work on books worth several thousand dollars,but any responsible restoration work takes caution. Therefore,we are cautious not to: *Do any work that would detract from the value of a book. *Do anything that would alter the specific markings of a rare book to increase or decrease its value. *Begin a job…

Antique Books Restoration LondonSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:44

Antique Books Restoration London

Restoration & Repair Your loving childhood book to the rare Antiquarian antique volume, from the large Family Bible to a precious Biggles novel, from cloth to Leather, from a simple page repair through to a book with its spine hanging from the last thread to a book that has been left in despair little or non of the original. We will get it back to a state that you can lovingly read and enjoy the books for what they are. These are undertaken, with…

Antique book Restoration MelbourneSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:44

Antique book Restoration Melbourne

About Berkelouw Armadale, Melbourne Berkelouw Books is located in the fashionable suburb of Armadale, renowned for its antiques, art galleries and clothing designers. As a leading independent bookstore we are proud to have opened our doors to Melbourne locals and visitors alike. Come and browse the quality selection of new books, fine stationery and antiquarian books. Our network of stores and expert book knowledge also offers customers access to…

Antique Bookshop LondonSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:44

Antique Bookshop London

And they don’t just stop at books. They sell every imaginable type of herb and incense. They sell pure beeswax candles. They sell magic wands (wooden or crystal,just as you choose). They have silver chalices of every size,and athames (traditional witches’ knives) in a variety of designs. Part of the joy of Treadwell’s is that you never know what extraordinary thing you’re going to find. Last time I was there,their ‘occult antiques’ display included…

Antique Book Restoration ChicagoSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:44

Antique Book Restoration Chicago

Ann Repp Bookbinding 312.494.1730 30 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL 60610 - (Hubbard and Dearborn) Folding boxes, photo albums and conservation of books. Mon-Fri 10am to 6pm Cracker Jax 815.758.8178 118 N. 3rd St., DeKalb , IL - (Lincoln Highway and 3rd) Antique (and later) jewelry, garden, vintage lamps, clothing, books and more. Mon-Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun Noon to 5pm Dan Cochrane Conservation 3043 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60618 - (I94 and Belmont) Specializing…

Antique BooksSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:43

Antique Books

About Old Books People worldwide treasure old books, often referenced by collectors and retailers as Antiquarian. The first book dates back to 3, 500 B.C in ancient Mesopotamia. Here, Sumerian people created clay tablets that utilized a cuneiform alphabet and a triangular stylus to press letters into the clay. Now, our methods of writing are much more advanced, but history had to journey through many different methods before arriving at the technology…

Antique Books Restoration suppliesSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:43

Antique Books Restoration supplies

The bitter truth about acid “Acid-Free.” It s become a buzzword. People who don t know anything else about book repair and conservation know to ask “Are the materials acid-Free?” They may not even know why it s important; they just know that it is. Around the world, books in the tens of millions are literally turning into dust on the shelves—or have already turned to dust. And the more ephemeral items like maps, letters, and documents probably exceed…

Antique books RestorationSeptember 13, 2013 – 09:43

Antique books Restoration

Distinctive Bookbinding has been restoring and conserving antique books for decades. The art of book restoration has been practiced for centuries. Our craftmen have been expertly trained to carefully handle rare and precious books. Bringing treasured books back to life, while preserving the integrity and design that the original bookmaker had intended, is an art we practice daily. We are capable of delicately handling and restoring torn pages, or…