Thursday, August 2, 2012

Having the Family Bible Restored

Below are the pics I took of the Oberdorf Family bible, for restoration estimates.

For a rough idea of costs:
http://www.mcspaddenbookbindery.com/price.htm

The best online Quote/Estimate Form:
http://www.leonardsbooks.com/how-to-order/bookbinding-quote-request-form/

A Pennsylvania Book Binding Company (shipping will be very costly, in addition to the restoration cost!)
http://www.mechlingbooks.com/bible.html



a scan of this news article can be seen here:
Mark Anniversary
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Mr. John Oberdorf's children had a birthday dinner at Spruce Run camp for thier father.  Twenty-Four at dinner and supper.  Mrs. Charles Frederick baked the birthday cake.  We had lots to eat.  Mr. Oberdorf was 79 years old April 12.  He has 44 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren. - A GUEST

handwritten under it:
April 14, 1934
Mrs John Oberdorf born 26 day of Nov
Dec 6 1926 45 grand children one grate grand child




 Presented
 to 
Mary Mook
 Paul ask me for it
 By 
Mom
 Given to me by Mother Oberdorf

The spine says there are 2,000 illustrations in here.  It really is a neat book

A fold out page.

Empty photo pages in the back


The blank family record pages

One of the torn pages

It's in rough shape.  




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