Mucros Bookbindery and Paper Conservation Workshop

Mucros Book BinderySpecialists in Conservation Book Repair and Rebinding. Consult us for advice and quotations, from a 16th Century archival volume to a modern presentation edition leather binding.

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  • - Custom Built Bindery and Paper Conservation Lab.
  • - Limited Edition bindings in calf leather, goatskins, vellum & hand marbled papers
  • - Limited Edition bindings in silk, handmade paper and gold leaf.
  • - 24 hr disaster Response for Flood/Fire damaged paper and books.
  • - Professional Advice on safe handling and storage.
  • - Paper Conservation and de-acidification.

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Monday, 30 November 2009

Bill Clinton presentation Volume

Frank McCourt - The Teacher Man

We were brought on board  to create and design a leather bookbox to contain Frank McCourts  The Teacher Man. We bound Solander boxes in quarter goatskin leather, raised bands on the spine, gold tooling. A personalised inscription page in handmade paper on the inside of the box. 
These were sent to America and presented personally to benefactors by ex American President Bill Clinton at a fund raising dinner in New York. Bill launched the Frank Mc Court Chair in Creative writing, which will based in the University of Limerick, Ireland.

Professor Don Barry, President of University of Limerick presents President Bill Clinton with a commemorative issue of Frank McCourt's Teacher Man at the launch in New York of the Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing at University of Limerick

Mucros Conservation Bookbinding, Muckross House, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
Tel: + 353(0) 64 6670151

Saturday, 24 January 2009

Original Kerry

Kerry Craft Trails

During Writers Week we displayed our Billiard Room Collection in a pop up shop in Listowel. This was organised by Original Kerry an umberella group aiming to highlight crafts in Kerry.
We were very happy with the feedback we got and hope to make a repeat appearance this year.

Selection of our Handmade Photo Albums - large, medium and small.

Mucros Conservation Bookbinding,Muckross House, Killarney, Co. Kerry,Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 64 6670151

The Billiard Room Collection

The Billiard Room Collection

We recently launched our new retail range of products called The Billiard Room Collection. Based on the original Chinese silk wallpaper in the Billiard room, Muckross House. 

The collection comprises journals, address books, diary, albums, desk blotters and handmade paper journals. These can be personalised and are very popular as presentation pieces.

Available for sale in the Craft Centre in Muckross or directly from our website.

Mucros Conservation Bookbinding,Muckross House, Killarney, Co. Kerry,Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 64 6670151