Category Archives: Bookbinding

This week at The Book Hut

This is just a snippet of goodness to share what is going on at The Book Hut in Worthing this week. This is a week for house work and painting – the sign has had a fresh, and slightly more hut-coloured, … Continue reading

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Book Conservation | The Holy Bible

I completed this volume some months back for an lady who was keen to preserve the book before it fell apart completely. As with so many books owned by individuals, the monetary value of this book was minimal, but the … Continue reading

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Stationery and Journals at The Book Hut

Following my previous post – Introducing The Book Hut – this one is specifically for my followers with a love of stationery, particularly Filofaxes, organisers and journals! In addition to the conservation and binding projects, The Book Hut is also … Continue reading

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Introducing The Book Hut

  As a book and paper conservator, I have worked at The National Archives and the National Conservation Service in London for many years, as well as taking on private commissions. Then, when an opportunity arose last Summer to open a … Continue reading

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Penrhyn Archive Jamaican Estate Slave Accounts

This is a recent project I have been working on with the National Conservation Project, it has been ongoing for some months with a few of us working on it together. This particular post has been written by Mary Garner, … Continue reading

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Peasant Poet John Clare’s Bible

This is a volume that I have recently completed as part of my work with the National Conservation Service. The John Clare Bible was initially acquired by the poet in 1813; he has signed the inside front cover and dated it. … Continue reading

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