Samples Of My Work

"Here are some samples of my work."~at Leonard’s Book Restoration Station~

At Leonard’s, we do both bookbinding and repair. Have your special Bible, your favorite cookbook, or your family keepsake rebound in genuine leather, or maybe restored to close to its original condition. Learn more about what we can do.

Sample Work from Leonard's Books ready to ship Full Calf with leather spine labels

We can use genuine leather with an antiqued finish to match the look of the 17th and 18th century bindings, even if the covers are missing!

Leather spines with matching cloth boards, made to order at Leonard's Book Restoration Station
New. . . but not too new!
Durable pigskin rebinding for a hand-held or pulpit Bible, from Leonard's Book Restoration Station.  Click here for more information on Bible rebinding and repair
A resurrected Bible makes a great gift!



Leather spines with cloth boards to match make an attractive, yet cost-effective adornment for any bookshelf. What’s so good about leather? Read about it on our leather bookbinding page.




A durable genuine leather is perfect for rebinding a hand-held or pulpit Bible, and it can even be personalized with your name. Click here to learn more about what we can do for your Bible.  Our How to Order page will give you some sample pricing for repairing or rebinding a Bible.


The Lord of the Rings, in a hand-dyed rustic goatskin


Rebinding a book in a genuine leather can give you a unique copy of a common book.

Cruise book with embedded cover design




Sometimes it’s possible to inlay (embed) a portion of the original cover into a hand-dyed leather binding. Book rebinding is a creative work as well as a preservation measure.   Sometimes you’re just not sure yourself what to do with it. Maybe you don’t have any ideas. Leave the imagination to us and perhaps we can create a work of art!


Marbleized boards with leather spines and corners, rebound at Leonard's Book Restoration Station
Leather corner and spine work is both beautiful and functional.


Marbled paper is available in a variety of hues and patterns, and can add a wonderful elegance to your very special book. For a free quote for a book or for a Bible you would like to have rebound, see our bookbinding quote request form.




Binding samples from Leonard's.  Wouldn't your rebound books look nice on your shelves?

Antiquarian style leather bindings with embellishments



If shelf appearance is important to you, we can give even your most utilitarian books elegance worth showing off. Sometimes they need a new cover, sometimes a new spine, and sometimes just a simple repair.




Family Bible restored at Leonard's Book Restoration Station.  Click here for more information about family Bibles.

Preserve the antiquity!



Have your large family Bible restored in an affordable way that makes it functional and presentable, keeping the focus on the original beauty of the boards.

 


Questions? Click here for a free quote.