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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.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    025.84 LAV 2011    Available
 PAS Central Library Staff Office, Database Mgmt.    R 025.84 LAV 2011    Available
Edition 2nd ed. rev. / revised by Artemis BonaDea
Description xiv, 265 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series How-to-do-it manuals ; no. 178
How-to-do-it manuals for libraries; no. 178.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to book repair -- Organization of the chapters -- Decisions -- Importance of the item to the collections -- Physical needs of the item -- Desired outcome of this repair -- Resources available for this repair -- Principles of conservation -- Harmlessness -- Durability -- Reversibility -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Resources -- 1. The basics : tools and techniques : what you need and what you need to know -- Bench area -- Lighting -- Tools, supplies, and equipment -- Tools -- Supplies -- Equipment -- Basic structure of common books -- Grain -- Paper -- Boards -- Cloth -- Testing methods -- Dry methods -- Wet methods -- Resources -- 2. Paper cleaning -- Decisions -- Specific factors -- Brushes -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Kneaded erasers and wallpaper cleaner -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Dry cleaning sponge -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Cleaning powders -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Erasers -- Supplies -- Procedure -- Alternative conservation suggestions -- Resources -- 3. Treatment of water-damaged books and papers and removal of mold and mildew -- Treatment of water-damaged books -- Decisions -- Cleaning books -- Drying books -- Saturated books -- Damp books -- Books with only edges wet -- Treatment of water-damaged papers -- Separating papers -- Drying papers -- Removing mold and mildew -- Removal procedures -- Disaster recovery specialists -- Resources --
4. Paper mending -- Decisions -- Repairing simple tears -- Glue and paste mends -- Tape -- Heat-set tissue -- Japanese paper and starch paste -- Repairing losses -- Repairing losses with heat-set tissue -- Repairing losses with Japanese paper and starch paste -- Tripping-in and hinging-in -- Tripping in single leaves -- Hinging in single leaves -- Hinging in a group of consecutive leaves -- Hinging in individual sections -- Lining or backing -- Decisions -- Lining with heat-set tissue -- Lining with Japanese paper -- Resources -- 5. Hinge and spine repair -- Decisions -- Specific factors -- Binding and sewing structures -- Recessed cords -- Tapes -- French or link sewing -- Perfect binding -- Repair of casebound books -- Tightening loose hinges -- Replacing endsheets -- Repairing broken back to textblock -- Replacing the spine -- Reinforcing an inner hinge -- Replacing one inner hinge -- Recasing the textblock -- Reinforcement of paperbound books -- Reinforcing a paperback book with boards -- Reinforcing a paperback cover with inner hinges -- Reinforcing a paperback cover with outer hinges -- Reinforcement and binding of pamphlets -- Reinforcing a pamphlet -- Making a pamphlet binder -- Alternative conservation suggestions -- Resources -- 6. Protective enclosures -- Decisions -- Specific factors -- Enclosures for two-dimensional objects -- Making an acid-free folder -- Encapsulation -- Mats -- Enclosures for three-dimensional objects -- Polyester film book wraps -- Polyester film books jackets -- Polyester film pamphlet holder -- Phase boxes -- The clamshell box -- Resources -- 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.
Summary Lavender shows librarians, archivists, and other book collectors how to accomplish an archivally sound repair with a little practice and forethought.
Subject Books -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bookbinding -- Repairing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author BonaDea, Artemis.
ISBN 9781555707477 (alkaline paper)
1555707475 (alkaline paper)
1555707483
9781555707484

 
    
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