Book Repair for Booksellers

by J. Godsey
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Publisher: J. Godsey

Publication Date: May 11, 2015

ISBN: 9781301297016

Binding: Kobo eBook

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A handy 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