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The written word as our collective cultural heritage, safeguarded for future generations.


 
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Restoration focuses on returning the book to its perceived original aesthetic and functional state.


 
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A conservation-based approach combines these visions according to the context of the book. 


 
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The result is a treatment that respects the historical, aesthetic & spiritual significance of the book as well as its physical integrity while also addressing the more personal values attributed to the object by a private owner.

 

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Conservation, restoration and preservation are distinct but not exclusive approaches to the treatment and repair of an antiquarian book.

 

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Preservation focuses on retaining the state of the book at the moment of treatment and taking steps to minimize further deterioration in the future.


 
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Redbone Bindery works in consultation with clients to balance these three approaches.


 
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