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Restoration

We have extensive experience repairing printed and manuscript works on paper. Services include:

  • "Invisible" repairs of tears and loss
  • Remargining
  • Image and text reinstatement
  • Period-correct recoloring
  • Deacidification
  • Surface cleaning
  • Stain removal
  • Removal of secondary backing and lamination
  • Varnish and stamp removal
  • Reinstatement of chain lines and watermarked paper

 Services include:

  • Removal, cleaning, and repair of gores
  • Repair of sphere matrix
  • Complete or partial reconstruction of period-correct stands

Books

 

We routinely repair title pages, text leaves, and plates. Our book services are similar to those we offer for loose sheets. We are happy to arrange for binding restoration through another vendor.