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 Bookbinders > South West > Devon

Bookbinders and Paper Conservators in the UK 2020

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The Gatehouse
West Charleton 
KINGSBRIDGE  Devon   map
tel: 01548 531294

Exeter Bookbinders
6a Heyridge Meadow
CULLOMPTON  Devon   map
tel: 0800 5999840 & 01884 560555  e-mail  web
All repairs and restoration of books undertaken. From a simple re-back to a full leather binding. Gold gilt embossing and fine bindings undertaken. Sensible prices.
    Chaim Ebanks of Exeter Bookbinders has just done a rebind of an antique book, to a high standard and at a very reasonable price. He is knowledgeable and informative on both the processes and of the books themselves, keeping sympathetically to the style of the original. Well recommended. - Robert J Adams (Dr) 28.12.11.
    Exeter Bookbinders have just finished binding my very early copy of "A Book of Birds". The binding looks 100 years old (which is what we asked for). Very reasonably priced too. Thank you so much. - Joseph C Kelly 12.01.12.
    Exeter Bookbinders have just recovered a '1911 History of Bradninch' book which looked abit tatty,it has now been restored to it's former glory. Very pleased,thank you. pc03 04.02.12.
    Exeter bookbinders have rebacked a 1901 book on the anglo boer war for me. I will recommend them, very reasonably priced. Very pleased with the result,thank you. - Pauline. 27.04.12.
    Recently had 2 small, 1950s, encyclopaedia rebound. Efficient and friendly service from Kim and very happy with the finished product. - dgsteer 01.11.12.
    I needed to get some lettering renewed on a very precious - to me - family book. Exeter Bookbinders could not have been more helpful and professional. I was delighted with their work. Thank you! - N Brown 18.01.13.
    Excellent attentive service at a very reasonable price. I have no hesitation in saying that they will take the greatest care of your precious books. - grtwood 16.02.13.
    Chaim Ebanks restored a disbound 1871 mountaineering book to a very pleasing standard and price. Very happy with his service. - Nigel Sharp 31.05.14.
    Exeter Bookbinders have excelled themselves in restoring a photo album from the 1930s which was found at the club in a state of disrepair. The album was falling to bits but after restoration is now looking fantastic yet retaining it's original features so important to the history of the album. - Jenni 14.07.14.
    Super work, and very fast service. My 1700s book of Don Quixote now has an even longer lease of life. Very pleased, and will pass on this bookbinder to my friends. - Monica Tobias-Gay 14.07.14.
    I have just received a very handsome rebound copy of David Copperfield dating back to 1939. It is quite splendid and I am truly delighted with the quality of the work. The service provided by Exeter Bookbinders was excellent, speedy and very reasonably priced. I can thoroughly recommend this company. - Gail Fraser 22.08.14.
    Excellent work, very kind advice, would recommend - in fact have done so. - Doreen 15.09.14.

James Cassels
Pynda Farm
WINKLEIGH  Devon   map
tel: 01837 659143  web

Lazarus Press
Unit 7
Caddsdown Business Park 
BIDEFORD  Devon   map
tel: 01237 421195  fax: 01237 425520  e-mail  web
Open: Mon - Fri 9.00 - 5.30 Short run quality book printers and binders. full colour jackets and promotional literature, brochures, magazines and catalogues.

P Franklin Bookbinder
The Studio, Highlands
Heath Cross  Whitestone 
EXETER  Devon   map
tel: 01647 270031

Rebecca Newman Bookbinder
Cummins Farm
HONITON  Devon   map
tel: 07876 063 997  web
Bookbinding, restoration and conservation. Based in rural East Devon I can offer a postal service as well as personal viewing, advice and estimates. Please view my website or give me a call for further information.

Rushlow Bookbinding
4 Hill Court
COLYTON  Devon   map
tel: 01297 598069  e-mail  web
Specialising in antiquarian bookbinding using traditional methods and tools. Provides services such as rebacking, fixing broken hinges, broken boards to a complete rebind. From repairing first editions to restoring family bibles.

Watermark Conservation Studio
19 Riverbank Cottages
BIDEFORD  Devon   map
tel: 01237 425132

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