Roger Perry Bookbinder & Gold Finisher - Bookbinding and book restoration services
 
About Us 
 
Contact details: PO Box 3309, Warner, Qld 4500.
Tel: 07 3882 0576, Mobile 0417 525664
 
Roger Perry is a specialist bookbinder / book repairer and gold finisher with over 40 years experience.  Roger has spent the last 40 years working as a bookbinder and gold finisher in the UK after having completed a 6 year apprenticeship with George Bayntuns of Bath in the 1960's.  His wife Penny also worked in the bookbinding industry and has 40 years experience in re-sewing, headbands and paper restoration.  Together they are able to offer a complete professional book restoration service.   
 
Roger and Penny migrated to Australia in 2007 to be with their family and have since set up their own book restoration business in Brisbane.  They have established clients locally as well as interstate including places such Melbourne - Victoria, Sydney - New South Wales (NSW), Adelaide -South Australia and Perth - Western Australia.
 
Roger and Penny are able to offer the following  services at the highest standard:
 
  • Gold finishing using genuine 23.5ct gold leaf on all leather bound books, from antiquarian to new modern presentation bindings,
 
  • General repairs and sympathetic restorations.   Various options including rebacking whereby retaining most of original book as much as possible.  Complete new bindings in leather, cloth or hand marble paper to suit book if original binding cannot be saved or is missing,
 
  • Case making and book boxes – Attractive storage cases that can be designed to imitate any book.  These can either help to preserve and store an existing book or can used as an all purpose storage box.  Basic slip cases can also be made to fit any book as a protective cover.
 
  • Writing bureaus and small desks - we are able to replace leather inserts and add gold or blind tooling as per your requirements.
 
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Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.  
 
Postal Address:
 
PO Box 3309
Warner
Queensland, 4500
 
Telephone: 07 3882 0576
Mobile: 0417 525664
 
 
Obligation free quotes and appointments:
 
Please ring or email us to make an appointment. 
 
Enquiries by email also welcome.  If you are interstate or overseas and would like a restoration quote please send us an email including a detailed description of the condition of the book as well as photos.  We may need to clarify certain points with a follow up phone call therefore please provide a contact number.
 
Books can be sent registered post to our PO Box if you are unable deliver them in person.  We ensure that all books returned to our customers are sent registered post.  Postal insurance can be arranged at customers request.
 
 
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