old book before restorationThe following pages provide an insight into restoring old books - the work of a bookbinder. You can trace the steps she takes from the damaged specimen to the skilfully newly bound book. You can also have a close look at the pictures and read the information provided.

This way, you can gain an impression of the complexity of these procedures are and the diligence and arduousness they require.

You learn about a book block and a sewing frame, about which steps have to be conducted in which order and which tools and materials are used in restoration.