Repair/Restoration

Water Street Bindery is highly regarded within the antiquarian book community where proprietor Tony Haverstick finds a strong need for his repair and restoration services. Tony also dedicates much of his time to restoring books for private collectors, civil war book collectors and families interested in preserving antique family bibles. Tony typically works with bibles from the Victorian, Federal and Colonial eras. His careful attention to the choice of leathers, stains and papers ensures that all repairs match the original historical period.

Water Street Bindery also repairs cloth, paper and vellum bindings, and is highly experienced with the restoration and repair of antique paper and documents. Tony Haverstick strictly adheres to the highest archival standards of paper conservation and only utilizes high quality, acid-free papers. In addition, Tony makes boxes and slip cases to suit your particular requirements. For information about your restoration project please contact Tony Haverstick HERE.

Repair Process - 1680 London Book of Common Prayer
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