Author Archives: erasergirl

  About Blooks is a relatively new blog by Mindell Dubansky head of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Blooks are objects that look like books but aren’t. The lastest post depicting a contemporary ‘book repair kit’ inside a gilded leather binding, entitled The Care and Feeding of […]

Americana Exchange Monthly Articles – July – 2014 Issue Book Repair for Booksellers – by Susan Halas Veteran Massachusetts bookseller Joyce Godsey has written a short and useful guide to basic book repairs. Her advice is: “If the book is worth more than $250, send it to a professional or sell it AS IS.” But, […]

Book Repairs Gentleman Jim Arner of Wyoming Mercantile is now accepting books for repairs/restorations. For details and examples visit his book repairs page. Contact G’Jim to discuss details of your project. Custom Book Boxes Handcrafted, custom slip cases, clam-shell boxes (also known as drop-spine, or Solander, boxes), and two-piece boxes, built to house and protect […]