A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, by John Speed (London, 1631). Folio map of England after flattening, cleaning, and closing tears (Special collections, Thomas J. Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art).
Performing a repair in the book conservation laboratory,Thomas J. Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo by Sophia Kramer.
Custom slipcase and chemise, with hand-tooled spine, for first edition of Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Birchbark garden journal with sewn cherry-bark spine based on the springback ledger binding style.