Ledger Conservation

Bound in leather, this ledger had suffered from damp storage conditions. The text block had deteriorated and there was extensive leaf damage throughout the volume. The volume was stripped down and the leaves surface¬†cleaned. The leaves were repaired with matching paper and wheat starch paste. The text block was then re-sewn on linen tapes. Matching…

Atlas Conservation

This large atlas arrived in poor condition with extensive damage to both the text block and the binding. Several of the large folded plates had come loose and were badly torn. The 1/2 leather binding was also badly worn and was being held together with some very heavy taping. All pages were surface cleaned and…