Deborah Evetts Book Conservation, LLC

An internationally recognized book conservator she advises librarians and collectors on topics ranging from the best restoration/preservation methods, housing and climate control, and is entrusted by major libraries, museums and private clients with the restoration of their priceless books.

Trained as a designer bookbinder by several of the greatest exponents of the classical English School of bookbinding she exhibits worldwide and her work is represented in numerous collections both institutional and private. Lecturer on book conservation, fine binding, decorated papers, etc., to professional organizations, book clubs, publishers and educational institutions.

As Drue Heinz Book Conservator at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, she cared for a magnificent and varied collection of Coptic manuscripts and bindings, medieval illuminated manuscripts, early printed books, music manuscripts, autograph manuscripts and documents and children's books.

She combined this work with fine binding, designing, teaching, lecturing and consulting. She worked for major institutions - New York Academy of Medicine, Princeton University Cotsen Children’s Library, University of Illinois Rare Book Library, and New York Public Library - and prominent private collectors - binding copies of President Kennedy's note book for Jackie Kennedy to give to her children.


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