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Building a new binding with the style and feel of an antique binding in period style.

 
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Attention is paid not only to appropriate gold finishing and titling designs but also to the structure and materials of the publication's age and provenance.


 
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An ever-expanding photo-documentation database of binding styles at the bindery lends accuracy, character and detail to achieve a truly sympathetic period-style binding.  


 
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If an antique book has little or no remaining original binding, a new binding can be built in the historical style of the period and place of publication.


 
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Situated in a major historical publishing and trade hub of Europe, bindings of all European styles have passed through the bindery, from Dutch stiff-board vellum to French red morocco, from German paper wrappers to English full polished calf.

 

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Equal care is put into the replication of the simplest trade binding and the finest decorative binding. All new historical-style bindings are made with new high-quality materials and discretely labeled with the date of construction.


 
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