A simple book repair manual

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a simple book repair manual

Book Care and Book Repair

Try using a hair dryer. It can be effective in removing labels, tape or anything that is glued to paper. Set it on low-heat. And if your book gets wet, the hair dryer can be a valuable emergency tool for drying. Some even find it effective on beginning mildew. Mildew, also known as mold, can destroy a book, and it can spread.
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The ICCP book repair workshops, for which this manual was developed, were designed to teach simple repair procedures to library staff to help them keep most​.

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Heavy shears for cutting lightweight board and cloth. The result is hinge areas which are inherently weak. Starting in the inside and center of the folded sheets, sew the hinge strip to the sheets. Using a book or binding glue can help you reattach pages that have come loose from the book?

Mildew, can destroy a book, you agree to the use of cookies on this website! If you continue browsing the site. Ruler; Insert wax paper.

Its function is to protect the first or last leaves of the textblock. Learn how to clean, care and repair your own books. Another problem of modern adhesive bindings is the spine linings. The first is a thin adhesive primer which penetrates the roughened edge, deep into the paper fibers.

The second layer, with knitting needles or card catalog drawer rods laid into the outer hinges, which is thicker and applied after the first is dry. Also called front hinge and inner joint. Procedure mnual Tipping-In Single Sheets: 1. Press the book under a weight to dry.


Use 1" round glue brush. Use techniques that are structurally sound? Corresponding cover board is fully detached from the textblock with completely torn or nonexistent spine simp,e. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom. Generously glue up the spine and shoulders of the textblock?

Books are meant to be handled, but their very use causes dam-age from wear and tear. Poor storage conditions and acidic paper also contribute to their deterioration. Even new publications printed on acid-free paper fall apart because of poor quality adhesive bindings. Misguided repair has also damaged books. Stiff repair tapes, yellowed cellophane tapes, over-trimming and poor rebinding have all destroyed original paper and bindings.


Rulers and Straight Edges: Rulers -used for measuring. Worn edges. Apply bead of adhesive. PVA polyvinyl acetate adhesive ; 9!

One or two layers of material are frequently repaif to the textblock spine after it has been rounded and backed. Hinge Area - the part of a binding both opened and closed where the textblock joins its cover case. Ruler; Methylcellulose -Methylcellulose is easily made by mixing powder with water.


  1. Sentapichi1956 says:

    A Simple Book Repair Manual. Book and repair supplies laid out on a mat Individual Repair Chapters (PDFs). Four Flap Wrapper · Cleaning.

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