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The Care Of Fine Books 2nd Ed Jane Greenfield 2014 PB Basbanes Lyons Skyhorse

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The Care of Fine Books
Second Edition
By Jane Greenfield
160 Pages
Published by Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Foreward by Nicholas A. Basbanes
New Afterword by Nick Lyons

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.

Book is new - small amount of shelf wear on cover

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