After the Bible has been re-sewn, rounded and backed, headbands made, sewn-in and the hollowback formed, it is now time to restore the original covers of the Bible, first removing the brass bosses and lifting
the original endpapers and edges very carefully.
The leather is then selected for the Bible hand dyed with Picric acid, Potassium
Tartrate and finally Ferrous Sulphate matching the original dyes used when the Bible was first bound.
With the leather cut and pared it is now time to re-back the spine of the Bible and turn in the edges
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