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ERIC Number: ED167090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Preservation of Leather Bindings: Background, Organization of a Project, and Procedures.
Brown, Meredith
This manual, intended primarily for use by preservation supervisors, includes a discussion of basic leather preservation techniques, and a description of the entire leather book preservation program at Olin Library, Cornell University. Discussions of work flow, materials, treatment steps, schedulinq, and recruiting student assistants are included. Basic procedures which include selection, dusting, salting, and oiling are also discussed. A selected bibliography on leather binding preservation is appended. (MBR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Univ. Libraries