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Baseball playerThese are fast numbers to give you an idea of our pricing. They are not intended to take the place of an official estimate, which will be sent to you shortly after receipt of your book. The official estimate will itemize any necessary repairs to the text block (sewing and page repairs), plus return shipping and handling.

Bible Repairs

(For reference, see our Bible Repairs page.)

(Click here to see the Ordering page.

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PROCEDURE

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Simple repair, such as replacing ribbons, fixing a torn page, or replacing end pages Minimum $20.00 repair charge
Cord insertion plus re-casing in the original cover (if it’s still in good shape) $22.00 for cord insertion

Plus $22.00 for re-casing

Name imprinting / additional imprinting $12.00 per short line or title
Ribbon markers $1.00 each, or $3.00 each if Bible is not uncased
Note pages $8.00 per set of 4 sheets (limit: 4 in the front and 4 in the back)
Page repairs Usually about $5.00 to $20.00, but needs to be evaluated when we have the book in hand.
Archival pockets $15.00 each

Bible Rebinding

(For reference, see our Bible Rebinding page.

Or to see all the leather choices, see our Leather and Grains page.)

(Click here to see the standard price list. Use this form
to order.)

LEATHER

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Most Common — pre-dyed, soft and flexible leather:

Soft-tanned goatskin or Pebble grain cowhide

$105.00 for a Small to $125.00 for a Large
Most Expensive — Hand-dyed Kangaroo $180.00 for a Medium to $225.00 for a Large
Budget Option — Surplus Leather (Binder’s choice)

(Specify 2 color choices, no imprinting)

$65.00 for a Small to Medium, $75.00 for a Large
Specialty Styles:
River Grain Goatskin, lined with lambskin

(For reference, see our Leather Lined Goatskin page

 

$152.00 for a Small with leatherette end pages,

to $197.00 for a Large with Japanese book cloth end pages

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American West III

(For reference, see our American West III style page.)


$191.50 for a Medium to $208.50 for a Large

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Historical Styles (16th Century to $20th Century)

(For reference, see our Leonard’s Specialty Rebinding Styles page.)

 

$135.00 – $195.00 for a Small

$170.00 – $225.00 for a Large

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Book Repairs

(For reference, see our Book Repair Page.)

(Click here to see the Ordering page.

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PROCEDURE

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Cloth spine replacement (a.k.a. “re-backing”) $55.00 for average size book (Includes simple author / title imprinting)
Leather spine replacement (a.k.a. “re-backing”) $75.00 for average size book (includes simple author / title imprinting)
Page repairs Usually about $5.00 to $20.00, but needs to be evaluated when we have the book in hand.
Re-casing a book in the original cover $22.00 if sewing is good and cover is in good condition

Plus $22.00 to repair the sewing with cord insertion, if needed

Plus $23.00 if the cloth spine edges are torn (Yale method)

Book Rebinding

(For an average size book.)

For reference, see our Book Rebinding Page.)

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TYPE OF MATERIAL

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Cloth hardcover

Cloth imitation leather hardcover

Two-Tone hardcover

$65.00 (includes simple author / title imprinting)
(Sewn) Paperback to cloth or imitation leather hardcover $87.00 (includes hardcover conversion)
Half Leather (Leather on the spine and cloth on the boards) $77.50 – $107.50
Three-Quarter Leather (Leather on the spine and corners, with cloth or marbled paper on the boards) $97.50 – $127.50
Full leather Average cost is around $160.00 per volume, depending on the size of the book and the leather used.
Leather spine label $10.00 more for the first one, $22.00 for the second
Marbled end pages $15.00 – $25.00
Hand-sewn head and tail bands $15.00 – $40.00, depending on thickness of book.

Antiquarian Book and Bible Restoration

(For reference, see our Family Bible Restoration page or our Antique / Rare Book Page.)

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TYPE

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50s family Bible rebinding (with embedding) $195.00
19th Century family Bible restoration $350.00
19th Century family Bible rebinding (new materials, period look) About $250 to $450 – $500 or so, depending on the size and amount of text block repairs
Cloth (imitation leather) family Bibles About $150.00 or so
Leather hinge repair on an antiquarian book (where possible) $30.00 per hinge
Leather spine replacement (re-backing, average size book) $75.00 (includes simple author / title