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Book Repair for Booksellers

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Book Repair for Booksellers A handy guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera. Finally a book on book repair for the rest of us. Clear, easy to follow directions for repairing books at home or in the shop. Includes torn pages, shaken spines, library pockets, bookplates, stickers, crayon, writing, insects, leather care and much more. 80 pages.

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Book Repair for Booksellers
80 pps, Trade Paper, 6″ x 9″
ISBN -10: 1442137320
ISBN -13: 978-1442137325
Sicpress.com
Methuen, Massachusetts
Copyright © 2013, J. Godsey and Sicpress.com

A handy repair guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera. Finally a book on book repair for the rest of us. Clear, easy to follow directions for repairing books at home or in the shop. Includes torn pages, shaken spines, library pockets, bookplates, stickers, crayon, writing, insects, leather care and much more. 80 pages.

  • Toolbox
  • Tools        10
  • Supplies         12
  • Erasers         14
  • Book Anatomy         17
  • Exterior
  • Dirty Book         19
  • Leather Treatment         20
  • Dry Leather         21
  • Leather Red Rot         22
  • Dirty Vellum         22
  • Dirty Text Block Edges         23
  • Dirty Dust Jacket         24
  • Wrinkled Dust Jacket         25
  • Augmentation
  • Stickers and Tape         26
  • Library Pockets         27
  • Bookplates         28
  • Writing         29
  • Call Numbers         31
  • Correction Fluid         32
  • Leaves
  • Loose Leaf         34
  • Torn Leaf         35
  • Folded Leaf         36
  • Loose Signature         36
  • Embossed Page         37
  • Missing/Damaged Endpapers         38
  • Missing Free Endpaper         39
  • Damaged Pastedown         39
  • Spines
  • Cocked Spine         42
  • Shaken Hinge         42
  • Weak Hinge         43
  • Cracked Hinge         44
  • Cracked Internal Gutter         45
  • Missing Headband         46
  • Missing Ribbon Marker         47
  • Split Spine (Perfect Bound Paperback)         48
  • Separated Spine & Cover/Torn Hinge (Cloth)         49
  • Boards
  • Bumped Corner         52
  • Bubbled Cloth         53
  • Discolored Cloth or Leather         53
  • Wet Book         54
  • Warped Boards         55
  • Hazards
  • Mold and Mildew         56
  • Visible Mold         56
  • Mold Odor         57
  • Unpleasant Odors         57
  • Acidic Materials         58
  • Testing         59
  • Deacidification         60
  • Insects         61
  • Protection
  • Dust Jacket Cover         63
  • Clear Book Cover         65
  • Text Block Wrap         66
  • Ephemera         68
  • Surface Cleaning         68
  • Removing Residue         69
  • Storing Ephemera         69
  • Self-Adhesive Albums         72
  • Storage
  • Shelving         73
  • Temperature, Humidity and Light         74
  • Shipping         74
  • Inner Layers         75
  • Outer Layers         75

BRBPAGE

m4s0n501
Weight 6 oz
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 2 in
Format

Large Print, PDF Download, Trade