The Care of Fine Books By Jane Greenfield, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes, Afterword by Nick Lyons
 
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9781628737936
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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.
TitleThe Care of Fine Books
AuthorBy Jane Greenfield, Foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes, Afterword by Nick Lyons
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published6 May 2014
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781628737936
Pages160
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
Illustrations215 B&W illustrations.
ISBNs: 9781628737936 978-1-62873-793-6 Title: the care of fine books category:ANT ISBNs: 9781629140483 978-1-62914-048-3 Title: the care of fine books category:ANT 
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