from the bindery: broken

Book Repaired book broken again

bad repair job broken again + soggy corners

cleaning the paper off the spine before gluing it back actually matters

Spanish bindings from the turn of the last century are beautifully crafted even if they break

grain direction matters

sewing only lasts with proper adhesive and lining

bizarro breakage

classic. sawn-in cords disintegrating

tree calf leather disintegrating

secret paper lining revealed!

also classic