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The Care of Fine Books by [Jane Greenfield, Nicholas A. Basbanes]

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The Care of Fine Books Kindle Edition

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About the Author

Nick Lyons is a former English professor and book publisher, as well as the author and editor of many books on various topics. He lives in New York City. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

From the Back Cover

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)
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • Publication Date : June 3, 2014
  • ASIN : B00J75IVDC
  • Publisher : Skyhorse; Reprint Edition (June 3, 2014)
  • File Size : 6016 KB
  • Word Wise : Not Enabled
  • Print Length : 162 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN : 162873793X
  • Language: : English
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 16 ratings