Poetry and Literature Repairs
Whether received as a gift from a loved one, purchased for pence or at great expense, won as a school prize, or found along the way, our favourite volumes of poetry and literature are essential to private collections and libraries. Special editions, personal inscriptions, preferred translations and wonderful illustrations all combine to transform individual copies of our favourite volumes of poety and literature into treasures worth preserving and protecting for the future.
The collected works of Lord Byron repaired and rebound in luxury cloth binding, hand marbled endpapers and silk page ribbon with the original cover materials cleaned, polished, preserved and remounted in keeping with the original look and feel of this presentation volume.
‘La Baionnette’ magazine was created in France for soldiers serving on the front lines. This complete collection was bound for special private archives to preserve and protect this wonderful historical magazine, an artefact of its time. Full of colourful illustrations, topical humour, jokes, caricatures and even adverts it helped support morale and unity among the troops during incredibly difficult times.
‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ by John Bunyan is a landmark in English literature. First published in 1678, it has never been out of print. This historical copy rebound for a private collection in full leather corded binding with hand marbled endpapers, headbands, silk page ribbon and gilt spine titling. Extensive cleaning and archival paper repairs were carried out prior to rebinding.