Frances Loeb Library

Book Projects

"The Builder's Pocket Companion" by A.C. Smeaton. - Philadelphia, 1850.
Typical 19th century publishers cloth binding. Spine partially detached. Was re-backed with matching cloth.

"Sachsische Garten" by Hugo Koch, 1909
Fragile paper pamphlet was poorly bound in old library binding. It was unbound, extensively repaired, re-sewn and re-bound using original paper covers.


"Dichiarazione dei disegno del reale palazzo di Caserta" by Luigi Vanvitelli, 1756.
Original cover of this folio was semi-detached and badly damaged. It was re-bound in quarter leather binding with boards covered in heavy handmade paper.

Frances Loeb Library: Collections: Conservation Lab: Book Projects

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