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The care of fine books

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Concise, readable handbook on how to care for any book of value. Includes a brief history of book construction methods, advice on storage and handling of books, securing collections, and an index of suppliers of conservation materials. The author was formerly conservator at Yale University library.
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The Care of Fine Books is a thorough, readable guide to caring for books of value. From a discussion of the various techniques and materials used in bookbinding to advice on handling and storage, Jane Greenfield has created a succinct yet complete resource for anyone who wants to preserve and protect their fine books.
Whether you are a collector, a librarian, or a conservation professional, you will benefit from this expert advice. Learn about appropriate levels of light, temperature, relative humidity, and pollution; how to secure a collection against fire, insect infestation, flood, and theft; and methods for cleaning and repairing books that have already been damaged. Always practical and amply illustrated, this is a must-have reference for anyone who loves fine books.

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subject_facet Bibliography -- Fine editions, Books -- Conservation and restoration
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