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Author Lavender, Kenneth.
Title Book repair : a how-to-do-it manual / Kenneth Lavender.
Imprint New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers Inc., c2011.
Edition 2nd ed. rev. / revised by Artemis BonaDea
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  Z701 .L32 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # Z701 .L32 2011
Phys. Description xiv, 265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series How-to-do-it manuals ; no. 178
How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 178.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Lavender shows librarians, archivists, and other book collectors how to accomplish an archivally sound repair with a little practice and forethought.
Contents The basics : tools and techniques -- Paper cleaning -- Treatment of water-damaged books and papers and removal of mold and mildew -- Paper mending -- Hinge and spine repair -- Protective enclosures -- Appendix A. A disposable box of paper or polyester film -- Appendix B. Supplies -- Appendix C. Suppliers -- Appendix D. Bibliography of print and electronic resources -- Glossary -- Index.
Subject Books -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bookbinding -- Repairing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Author BonaDea, Artemis.
ISBN 9781555707477 (alk. paper)
1555707475 (alk. paper)