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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781628737936
Author:
Greenfield, Jane
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Lyons, Nick
Author:
Basbanes, Nicholas A.
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Antiques-Books
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
215 BandW illustrations
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Books
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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General

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