The spines of this
1784 edition of Cook's Voyages were unsalvageable,
but the boards were intact. They were attached to the text
block with linen hinges and rebacked in calf. Finally,
they were tooled in a simple style that echoed the
The front board of
this medical journal was no longer attached and the cloth
itself was coming undone from the boards.
New boards were cut
and reinforced with japanese paper and linen. Linen hinges
were sewn onto the text block.
Finally the cloth
cover was reglued to the boards and the repairs blended with
japanese paper and acrylic paint.