The Art of Book Restoration and Binding
With over 17 years of experience —
your books are in good hands.
Minnesota Book Restoration & Bindery (MBR&B) is located in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN and provides multiple restoration and binding services. MBR&B is a legacy studio with Lisa Lillie-Brenzel as the newest owner. Lisa has apprenticed with Mary Bahneman and Gary Buchner, master restorers with a national reputation spanning over 17 years. The legacy continues under Lisa's vision and leadership.
MBR&B has a special place in their hearts for cook books that have been passed down from generation to generation. Give those cherished kitchen heirlooms a new lease on life — whether it’s a simple repair or a full restoration, continue sharing the family’s favorite recipes for years to come…
Before & After – circa 1950 Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook;
Complete restoration with recasing, rebacking and recovering with additional Paper & Tissue restoration to several inside pages.
With recorded dates of births, marriages and deaths, a cherished family sacred text is often a first step in tracing a family’s history/lineage. Let us help you preserve your family ancestry and bring a treasured keepsake from dry, dusty and hard-to-handle to coffee table, show-and-tell worthy.
160 year old Bohemian Bible;
Complete Restoration with recasing, rebacking and recovering.
(See the complete Before & After shots under Portfolio)
Whether it’s a first edition, or a cherished childhood favorite that have been handed down from parent to child, let us help you maintain these beloved books for generations to come…
After – Heidi; Complete restoration with recasing, rebacking and recovering with additional Paper & Tissue restoration to several inside pages.