A special bible

Another family bible. This one is special; it belongs to my little brother. I was keen to get it ready for delivering in person when I visited recently. It's text block was in good shape - just the brass furniture on the outside coming loose, and the bracketsΒ  bent out of shape (happens a lot), … Continue reading A special bible

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Bible season.

I've had more family bible repair work this year than ever before. Is it because of the age of these books and their structural weaknesses that they are all breaking down about now?Β  Perhaps it is that the transience of modern life makes us more attracted to the tactile bridge they provide to our heritage. … Continue reading Bible season.