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The care of fine books. (reprint, 1988).


The care of fine books. (reprint, 1988)

Greenfield, Jane.

Skyhorse Pub. Co.


154 pages




This is a reprint of a 1988 book published by Nick Lyons Press, presented here with a brief new introduction by writer/journalist Nicholas A. Basbanes. In this concise, readable handbook Greenfield, formerly conservator at Yale U. library, addresses how to care for any book of value. She includes a brief history of book construction methods, advice on storage and handling of books, discussion of securing collections, and an index of suppliers of conservation materials.

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