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19th Nov 2012

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Bookbinding basic price guide

Below you will find a basic price guide to help give you an approximate idea of how much it costs to have certain work done.

Please remember that each book in need of repair or restoration is unique and therefore will vary in the price charged to the customer,

Leather bindings (calf)
16mo Full leather - title label £140.00
8vo Full leather binding - title label £195.00
4vo Full leather binding - title label £285.00
Folio Full leather binding - title label £345.00

16mo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £100.00
8vo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £150.00
4vo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £195.00
Folio half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £255.00

Leather bindings (morocco)
16mo full leather - title label £105.00
8vo full leather - title label £165.00
4vo full leather - title label £215.00
Folio full leather - title label £275.00

16mo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £60.00
8vo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £105.00
4vo half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £155.00
Folio half leather - marble sides + ep - title label £195.00

PLEASE NOTE: Finishing work, whether it be tooled in blind or in gold will cost extra - as an example, to have gold lines put on either side of the 5 raised bands and around the edges of the boards will cost you £65.00 - for blind lines it will cost £20.00

Cloth bindings (buckram)
16mo full cloth - title label - dec eps £38.00
8vo full cloth - title label - dec eps £60.00
4vo full cloth - title label - dec eps £78.00
Folio full cloth - title label - dec eps £118.00

16mo half cloth - marble sides + eps - title label £25.00
8vo half cloth - marble sides + eps - title label £48.00
4vo half cloth - marble sides + eps - title label £57.00
Folio half cloth - marble sides + eps - title label £70.00


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