The closed box.
Bible placed into book.
Inserts placed in folders and under lid.
Closed folder, ready to go into box.
Inserts, originally in the book, were removed to avoid swelling the spine and breaking the structure
Bible with simple folder

Rescued 1794 Bible

The closed box.

The closed box.

Bible placed into book.

Bible placed into book.

Inserts placed in folders and under lid.

Inserts placed in folders and under lid.

Closed folder, ready to go into box.

Closed folder, ready to go into box.

Inserts, originally in the book, were removed to avoid swelling the spine and breaking the structure

Inserts, originally in the book, were removed to avoid swelling the spine and breaking the structure

Bible with simple folder

Bible with simple folder

This 1794 bible was salvaged and brought to the library. We housed it in a custom archival box to protect it, prevent the loose pages from damage, and keep the inserts with it.