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How to rebind damaged books. From the problem to the solution.

Dust Jacket
Detached cover
Title on the spine
Broken spine
High spine
Cut
Buckling book
Broken section book
Broken single leaf book
Broken books with notching
Singer sewing
Tear leaf
Detached leaf
Staples
Adhesive tape
Inserts

Glossary


 

Singer sewing 

The problem

What to do

What not to do


 
Do not restore the original binding with notching or with glue. This technique does not have good results, i.e. does not produce a robust binding. notching

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