Hollander's carries a wide array of hand bookbinding tools, supplies, and materials, including book board, leathers, and book cloths. In addition, we have many how-to books, bookbinding kits, and text blocks for doing it yourself. Custom cutting book board is also a service we offer.
Michigan Book Repair Specialists
We recommend the following book repair specialist; all instructors at Hollander's.
Jon Buller email: jonbuller1(at)gmail.com phone: (734) 996-9696 location: Ann Arbor
Jon is the owner of the Bessenberg Bindery for the past 30 years.
Jim Craven email: jcraven(at)umich.edu phone: (734) 764-3482 location: Ann Arbor
Jim recently retired as the head conservator at University of Michigan Bentley after over 50 years.
Eric Alstrom email: alstrom(at)msu.edu phone: (517) 432-8828 location: East Lanisng
Eric is the head conservator at Michigan State University.
Book Repair Links
A Simple Book Repair Manual - excellent online resource produced by Darmouth College Library
Conservation Book Repair - A Training Manual - highly recommended manual
A Compilation of Sources - General & Specific - various topics, including YouTube videos