Welcome to Carronvale Bindery

At Carronvale Bindery we pride ourselves in the quality and range of bookbinding and conservation services that we can provide. From the conservation of a complete archive to the binding of a student’s years’ of hard work, our experienced staff are ready to provide the same high level of service.

Choose from our range of services from the list below. There you will also see some examples of our previous work.

If you feel that you still can’t find exactly what you are looking for, or your project is that little bit out of the ordinary, then please contact us and we will be more than happy to discuss your individual needs.

Latest News

Family Bible Restoration

This family Bible was in urgent need of restoration to bring it back to its original condition. The spine had been lost and the rest of the binding was looking worn.

Surgical Instrument Wallet Saved From The Jaws Of Disaster

We were presented by the client the remnants of this surgical instrument wallet which had been the subject of too close attention by the family pet. The client was unsure if anything could be done to salvage the item but we reassured them that we could restore it to its former condition. After careful flattening…

Presentation Book HRH Prince Charles

To celebrate the 25th birthday of Classic FM we were commissioned to bind a special presentation book to be given to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at a special event held at Dumfries House earlier this month. The volume, a specially printed copy of the manuscript of Parry’s Bridal March from The Birds…

Iona Abbey Book Conservation Workshop

As part of our on going work to conserve the books from Iona Abbey library, we will be taking part in a one day workshop. You will get the opportunity to try your hand at paper repair as well other conservation and binding techniques. Guaranteed sunshine and sandy beach on the door step.    …

Books for Sale

We currently have a set of Milton’s Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained for Sale. It is no.163 out of a limited edition of 195 copies. Please contact us if you are interested and need further details. We also have a selection of other antiquarian books for sale. Please contact us if wish to see the…