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Care of Fine Books

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ISBN-10: 1602390789

ISBN-13: 9781602390782

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jane Greenfield, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Nick Lyons

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Jane Greenfield, advisor in rare book conservation at Yale University Library, is a leading authority on preservation and repair. After attending the New York School of Applied Design, she operated her own bindery for several years, enabling her to write from an unusual level of both education and experience. Here she offers a concise yet thorough discussion of book construction, storage, handling, cleaning, and repair, as well as essential expert advice on how to properly store and handle books of value in order to protect them from fire, flood, theft, and common wear and tear. With a new introduction by bestselling author Nicholas A. Basbanes, this is an indispensable volume for…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jane Greenfield has been a member of the Guild of Book Workers since1981. In 1991 she was designated an Honorary Member in recognition ofher significant contributions to the book arts in America.

Nicholas A. Basbanes has worked as an award-winning investigative reporter, a literary editor, and a nationally syndicated columnist. The author of five books, he also writes a regular column for Fine Books & Collections magazine and lectures widely on book-related issues. He and his wife, Constance, live in Massachusetts.

Foreword
Preface
The Nature of Books
The Storage of Books
The Handling of Books
Travel, Display, and Collecting
Materials and Suppliers
Bibliography
Index