Crossing The Bench Lately: Vellum & Leather Bindings

We've been working on fun projects as usual!  Take a look!

Quelques Idees Sur le rapport des deux dentitions.  Half leather rebind with new paste paper boards.

Quelques Idees Sur le rapport des deux dentitions.  Half leather rebind with new paste paper boards.

Family Bible, before restoration.

Family Bible, before restoration.

Family Bible, after restoration.

Family Bible, after restoration.

Five dental tracts from the 1700s, bound in limp vellum to look period appropriate.

Five dental tracts from the 1700s, bound in limp vellum to look period appropriate.

A dissertation on artificial teeth, 1797, rebound in full leather with gold tooling.

A dissertation on artificial teeth, 1797, rebound in full leather with gold tooling.

The Mathematical Expositor, 1832, printed by E.B. Grandin. Clean up and hinge repairs with built out corners.

The Mathematical Expositor, 1832, printed by E.B. Grandin. Clean up and hinge repairs with built out corners.

Crossing the Bench Lately: First Five Book of Mormon Editions

I've fallen behind on showing our latest restoration and fun projects! 

Here are some fun before and after photos.

1841 Book of Mormon. Complete rebinding to match the deluxe edition from Liverpool.

1841 Book of Mormon. Complete rebinding to match the deluxe edition from Liverpool.

A deluxe clamshell enclosure for an 1841 Book of Mormon.

A deluxe clamshell enclosure for an 1841 Book of Mormon.

1842 Book of Mormon. Extensive work to repair amateur fixes done previously.

1842 Book of Mormon. Extensive work to repair amateur fixes done previously.

The first five editions of the Book of Mormon: 1830 Palmyra, 1837 Kirtland, 1840 Nauvoo, 1841 Liverpool, 1842 Nauvoo.

The first five editions of the Book of Mormon: 1830 Palmyra, 1837 Kirtland, 1840 Nauvoo, 1841 Liverpool, 1842 Nauvoo.

Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis, de Maria Magdalena, & Triduo Christi, disceptatio, Concio natoribus verbi divini adprime utilis, 1514. Vellum reback of the XIX Century rebinding.

Jacobi Fabri Stapulensis, de Maria Magdalena, & Triduo Christi, disceptatio, Concio natoribus verbi divini adprime utilis, 1514. Vellum reback of the XIX Century rebinding.