Book Repair for Booksellers

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Book Repair for Booksellers

by J. Godsey
80 pps, Trade Paper, 6″ x 9″
ISBN -10: 1442137320
ISBN -13: 978-1442137325

A handy repair guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera. Finally a book on book repair for the rest of us. Clear, easy to follow directions for repairing books at home or in the shop. Includes torn pages, shaken spines, library pockets, bookplates, stickers, crayon, writing, insects, leather care and much more. 80 pages.

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Book Repair for Booksellers

by J. Godsey
80 pps, Trade Paper, 6″ x 9″
ISBN -10: 1442137320
ISBN -13: 978-1442137325

Portland, Maine
Copyright 2017, J. Godsey

A handy repair guide for booksellers and book collectors offering practical advice on how to improve the quality and look of your books and ephemera. Finally a book on book repair for the rest of us. Clear, easy to follow directions for repairing books at home or in the shop. Includes torn pages, shaken spines, library pockets, bookplates, stickers, crayon, writing, insects, leather care and much more. 80 pages.

  • Toolbox
  • Tools 10
  • Supplies 12
  • Erasers 14
  • Book Anatomy 17
  • Exterior
  • Dirty Book 19
  • Leather Treatment 20
  • Dry Leather 21
  • Leather Red Rot 22
  • Dirty Vellum 22
  • Dirty Text Block Edges 23
  • Dirty Dust Jacket 24
  • Wrinkled Dust Jacket 25
  • Augmentation
  • Stickers and Tape 26
  • Library Pockets 27
  • Bookplates 28
  • Writing 29
  • Call Numbers 31
  • Correction Fluid 32
  • Leaves
  • Loose Leaf 34
  • Torn Leaf 35
  • Folded Leaf 36
  • Loose Signature 36
  • Embossed Page 37
  • Missing/Damaged Endpapers 38
  • Missing Free Endpaper 39
  • Damaged Pastedown 39
  • Spines
  • Cocked Spine 42
  • Shaken Hinge 42
  • Weak Hinge 43
  • Cracked Hinge 44
  • Cracked Internal Gutter 45
  • Missing Headband 46
  • Missing Ribbon Marker 47
  • Split Spine (Perfect Bound Paperback) 48
  • Separated Spine & Cover/Torn Hinge (Cloth) 49
  • Boards
  • Bumped Corner 52
  • Bubbled Cloth 53
  • Discolored Cloth or Leather 53
  • Wet Book 54
  • Warped Boards 55
  • Hazards
  • Mold and Mildew 56
  • Visible Mold 56
  • Mold Odor 57
  • Unpleasant Odors 57
  • Acidic Materials 58
  • Testing 59
  • Deacidification 60
  • Insects 61
  • Protection
  • Dust Jacket Cover 63
  • Clear Book Cover 65
  • Text Block Wrap 66
  • Ephemera 68
  • Surface Cleaning 68
  • Removing Residue 69
  • Storing Ephemera 69
  • Self-Adhesive Albums 72
  • Storage
  • Shelving 73
  • Temperature, Humidity and Light 74
  • Shipping 74
  • Inner Layers 75
  • Outer Layers 75

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Large Print, PDF, Softcover

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