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COMMON REPAIR PROBLEMS
BEFORE & AFTER
BOOK ANATOMY
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There are many kinds of damage encountered in repairing books. Your book is not unique. You will probably locate your problem here. It will help you identify the repair need before you contact us by phone or e-mail.
Detached spine
Broken hinge
Glue separation
Loose headbands
Curled spine
Detached case
Worn out case
Worn corners
Loose signatures
Broken sewing
Dried /cracked glue
Separated sections
Water damage
Mildew / mold
Loose pages
Curled edges
Torn pages, holes
Missing pages
Water damage
Tape on pages
Dog-eared corners
Ink, water stain

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Detached spine
Detached cover
Rotting leather
Rotting cloth
Split book body
Torn / curled pages
Damaged sewing
Dirty hardware

BEFORE & AFTER

 

 


DAMAGE TO THE COVER / CASE
DAMAGE TO THE BODY OF THE BOOK

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DAMAGE TO THE PAGES