Adaptations: Left to right or right to left opening. Tailored linings accommodate binding or handling features. Housing of multiple objects.
Suitable for: Bound and unbound manuscripts, printed books, print/photograph collections, albums. Books with paper textblock and leather, cloth or paper coverings. Small to medium/large sized volumes. Particularly thick volumes. Other object types.
Why choose this box? The standard, classic drop-spine book box. The entire length of the spine is available for hand access whilst removing the volume from the box. Good for volumes with damaged spine covering material, heavy or thick volumes as they can be slid from the base tray. Good for print/photograph collections as the images can be sorted within the box trays.
Interior Adaptations: Right to left opening for western volumes. Left to right opening for middle eastern or oriental volumes. Deep base lining for finger access underneath heavy volumes. Housing of multiple volumes of differing sizes. Tailored base tray liner. Tailored textblock support, designed to prevent textblock drag during vertical storage.
Construction: Laminated double walls with step-joints. Cloth covered.
Construction Materials: Archival Millboard carcass with heavy weight Archive Buckram or linen cloth covering. Heritage Museum board lining. Material specifications are tailored to suit the exact requirements of the contents and are altered accordingly.
Exterior Adaptions: Quarter, half or full leather exterior cover.
Titling and Decoration: Direct titling, catalogue no. etc or title label available. Leather labels with gold leaf and decorative finishing also available.