Pictured above is a before and after of a ripped and bent corner restored to sturdier seamlessly repaired corner.
Depending on the state and style of your book a reback will include new internal hinges and headbands.
Once a book has been resewn it should last for years to come without pages coming loose and running off.
Books have all kinds of stories to tell that go far beyond the tales written on their pages. Each book has a unique history of the hands that have held it, harmed it, or loved it too much. Despite the many ways a book can be broken, there are very few that have been too damaged to be repaired.
Below are a few before and after photos