Book Restoration Unveiled: An Essential Guide for Bibliophiles


“Book Restoration Unveiled is a useful guide for anyone considering the restoration of their books. Sophia’s interviews with a number of experts help the reader understand the most fundamental issues about book restoration, such as which level of treatment is appropriate: repair, preservation or restoration. This should be required reading for anyone entering the rare book trade.”

                             ~ John Henley, rare book appraiser – Portland, Oregon. Member of the American Society of Appraisers

Book Restoration Unveiled

an Essential Guide for Bibliophiles


  1. A Brief History of Book Collecting and Restoration
  2. Is It Worth It? The Value of Book Restoration
  3. Book Lovers, Book Collectors, and Book Dealers                        
  4. Bookbinders, Book Restorers, and Book Conservators               
  5. How to Identify Book Restorations                                                
  6. Book Damage and Treatment Options              
  7. Facsimiles, Sophistications, and Fraud
  8. Buying and Selling Restored Books

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Weight7 oz
Dimensions11 × 8 × 1 in