The New Chain Reference Bible, 1957

This bible’s construction is a full leather limp binding. The case was completely detached from the text block with numerous page repair needed. The binding was re-backed with a new cloth spine to support the original when re-attached, pages were flattened and repaired using Japanese handmade paper and worn areas of the leather re-dyed. A preservation clamshell box was custom made for the volume in black Sturdite book cloth a sturdy material for boxes. The titling on the box was done in gold foil with a blocking press.

 

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