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Monthly Archives: July 2011
It’s always nice to see signatures or inscriptions inside a book when you open it, but when the number gets this high you start to wonder how bored the owner was.
I came across these books when I was picking books at random in the rare books room. I was surprised when I found the first one and even more so when another appeared. Looks like rather than doing a proper … Continue reading
This article about my boss Jenny Jarvis and co-worker Alessandro Scola appeared in the Derry Journal today! I have copied it here to share…congrats guys! Published in Derry Journal on Friday 8 July 2011 13:11 When book conservators Jenny Jarvis … Continue reading
As ussual the in-situ books continue to provide lots of interesting and beautiful blog subject matter. This book came in last week, bound in wooden boards with a very serious double cord sewing and gorgeous tooling. The roll used has … Continue reading