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The nature of book construction, storage, and handling, elementary cleaning and repair, and much more.
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Here is a concise, eminently readable handbook on how to care for any book of value. For collectors, librarians, and curators it represents an elegant summation of their responsibilities and techniques. Included in The Care of Fine Books is a brief history of book-construction methods and a discussion of the nature of fine books and their component materials, thorough advice on the storage and handling of books, securing a collection against fire, flood, theft, or other mishap, and elementary cleaning and repair. An Appendix lists sources of materials and supplies. The text is graced with over 200 line illustrations by the author. (7 X 9 1/4, 160 pages, illustrations, diagrams)
has been a member of the Guild of Book Workers since 1981. In 1991 she was designated an Honorary Member in recognition of her significant contributions to the book arts in America.
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Book Description Lyons Press, Guilford, CT, 1988. Trade Paperback. Condition: New. First Edition - Seventh Printing. 160 pages including Indexes - NOT REMAINDER - NO SIGN OF PRIOR OWNERSHIP - flawless Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 006181
Book Description Lyons Press, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1558210032
Book Description Lyons Press, 1988. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1558210032
Book Description Lyons Press, 1988. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111558210032