James Cassels — Book Conservator based in United Kingdom

Peterhouse MS.270.

The original late 18th century cover.

Separating the quires.

Resewing on linen cords.

New oak boards laced on.

Laced supports secured with tawed leather wedges.

Covering in full tawed calf – tying up.

The completed binding with silver pin and ring foredge closures.

A full account of the rebinding of the manuscript was published in the 2017 edition of the journal ‘Bookbinder’.

Open view of the completed binding.