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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
Buckling book
Broken section book
Broken single leaf book
Broken books with notching
Singer sewing
Tear leaf
Detached leaf
Adhesive tape



Broken section book 

New endpapers sewed on supports
Have the bookbinder do a new seam with cotton or hemp thread on supports (cotton strings or rope cords) and with new endpapers sewed to the book in order to make the attachment of the cover firmer.
sewed endpapers
sewing on tapes

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