Book Care and Repair

This group is for discussions of, well, book care and repair! If you have questions about how to care for your books, ask here, and if you can answer someone's question, please do. Let's share resources, too.

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AngeheftetResources5 ungelesen / 5mr.philistine, Dienstag 2:59pm
AngeheftetWelcome!13 ungelesen / 13Glacierman, Mai 19
Spots on book fore edge6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, Samstag 9:18pm
Broken / Detached / Split Book Hinge6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, Samstag 9:12pm
How to distinguish between mold and acceptable foxing?8 ungelesen / 8Glacierman, Juli 28
Tape stuck to book colored dust jacket2 ungelesen / 2JerryMmm, Juni 25
Getting rid of foul odors from used books36 ungelesen / 36ironjaw, Juni 11
Cracked hinges17 ungelesen / 17Glacierman, Juni 10
Cloth covers & liquid spot3 ungelesen / 3Glacierman, Juni 2
Ways to Protect Books from Termites9 ungelesen / 9aspirit, Mai 11
Book Warping?7 ungelesen / 7Glacierman, Mai 11
Is this evidence of previous mold on my endpapers or dirt?6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, Mai 11
Repairing a damaged slipcase14 ungelesen / 14Glacierman, Mai 11
Books in shrink wrap13 ungelesen / 13Glacierman, Mai 11
De-Sticky Book Jacket Covers20 ungelesen / 20Keeline, Mai 10
Storing pamphlets6 ungelesen / 6Keeline, Mai 10
Can Foxing Happen on Coated Paper?1 ungelesen / 1Acsis, Mai 4
Crushed corners7 ungelesen / 7ironjaw, April 13
Just bought LEC - Way of All Flesh. What should I do to the leather?13 ungelesen / 13ironjaw, April 3
Help Needed16 ungelesen / 16mortalalliance, März 5
Technical terms17 ungelesen / 17varielle, März 3
Have you ever taken a book to Asia for months or longer? What about the humidity?14 ungelesen / 14Glacierman, Januar 28
Seeking Group Administrator5 ungelesen / 5anglemark, Januar 28
Help! Need to termite tent a house with 3000 books!2 ungelesen / 22wonderY, Januar 9
Climate Controlled Storage Facilities6 ungelesen / 6ulmannc, Januar 7
Limited Editions Club recommended a product called "Leather Vita"3 ungelesen / 3MsMixte, Januar 3
How much does this foxing reduce the value?14 ungelesen / 14cbellia, Dezember 2020
Any ideas on cleaning cloth and buckram bindings?15 ungelesen / 15varielle, September 2020
PVA glue to fix this slipcase?3 ungelesen / 3kdweber, August 2020
A small puncture and other mild flaws to my LEC4 ungelesen / 4kdweber, August 2020
How would you grade and repair this book? Would you repair it?10 ungelesen / 10RickFlair, August 2020
Covers Stuck Together After Being in Storage5 ungelesen / 5GreggMcG, August 2020
Library book circulation and cleaning during a pandemic10 ungelesen / 10lesmel, August 2020
Do de-acid sprays like this work without wrinkling or damaging the pages?4 ungelesen / 4jonsweitzerlamme, August 2020
Hardback decorative binding cord detached. Pictures inside.12 ungelesen / 12Glacierman, Juli 2020
UV filter17 ungelesen / 17U_238, Juli 2020
Are barrister bookcases the absolute best option for storing?9 ungelesen / 9Glacierman, Juli 2020
Rebinding and reprinting mass market paperbacks and hardbacks4 ungelesen / 4kdweber, Juli 2020
Repair damaged spine binding4 ungelesen / 4lilithcat, Juni 2020
How can I touch up this slight damage to slipcase during shipping?4 ungelesen / 4Glacierman, Juni 2020
Slip case touchup2 ungelesen / 2RickFlair, Juni 2020
Has anyone made their own dust jacket for a book?11 ungelesen / 11NedBattle, März 2020
Seek Advice Regarding Archival Cover for Hardcover Books without Dust Jackets14 ungelesen / 14ReadTree, Januar 2020
Heat and Humidity Questions8 ungelesen / 8MarthaJeanne, September 2019
Storing Books in Underground Cavern3 ungelesen / 3jonsweitzerlamme, September 2019
Using non-sticky plastic28 ungelesen / 28WholeHouseLibrary, Juni 2019
Advice on storing books10 ungelesen / 10jonsweitzerlamme, November 2018
how to remove adhesive residue from sticky notes2 ungelesen / 2jonsweitzerlamme, November 2018
Repairing a tear in glossy paper5 ungelesen / 5jonsweitzerlamme, November 2018
Covers of a 1914 Edith Wharton set3 ungelesen / 3benjclark, November 2018
Protecting rare books from humidity3 ungelesen / 3eastonlionel, Oktober 2018
Why do I keep staining my books?11 ungelesen / 11PhaedraB, September 2018
Dust Jacket Covers1 ungelesen / 1audduck, Juli 2018
Centipede Press Humidity Issue Help3 ungelesen / 3anglemark, Juni 2018
Storing in an attic16 ungelesen / 16MurkyBookend, April 2018
Library Books & Flu Germs14 ungelesen / 14Hope_H, Januar 2018
Risks of Storing Library Temporarily in a Garage?6 ungelesen / 6PhaedraB, Januar 2018
What to do with an 1852 set of Waverley Novels9 ungelesen / 9laotzu225, November 2017
Sticky Acetate1 ungelesen / 1EclecticIndulgence, Oktober 2017
sticky/humid covers4 ungelesen / 4melannen, Oktober 2017
Help ink problem6 ungelesen / 6kdweber, September 2017
How to prevent mold in a tropical climate?19 ungelesen / 19humouress, September 2017
Eliminating Ordor in Books88 ungelesen / 88humouress, September 2017
Book Press Paint Schemes30 ungelesen / 30TrippB, Juni 2017
Removing stains (chocolate?) from pages8 ungelesen / 8MarthaJeanne, Mai 2017
page cleaning8 ungelesen / 8cbellia, April 2017
PAGE CLEANING7 ungelesen / 7jldarden, März 2017
Post-poning moldy book repair1 ungelesen / 1Veritasius, Dezember 2016
Removing tea stain6 ungelesen / 6Alexis.Rose, Juni 2016
A good book repair person for mom's bible2 ungelesen / 2lilithcat, April 2016
Shipping and Storing a Book Collection22 ungelesen / 22shikari, Dezember 2015
Recommendations sought for a binder in the UK9 ungelesen / 9bluepiano, Oktober 2015
Sticky dust jacket -- removal7 ungelesen / 7anglemark, September 2015
removal of book plates and other glued in items in the frontispiece?16 ungelesen / 16shikari, September 2015
Removing an adhesive sticker3 ungelesen / 3Crypto-Willobie, August 2015
Cleaning plan for Library5 ungelesen / 5MarthaJeanne, August 2015
Strange Marks on Book Cover - Hoping it's Not Mold????13 ungelesen / 13TheSkaFish, Juni 2015
Stickers!50 ungelesen / 50laytonwoman3rd, Juni 2015
need a couple slipcases9 ungelesen / 9TLCrawford, Mai 2015
Mold and Sunshine9 ungelesen / 92wonderY, Mai 2015
writing in ink9 ungelesen / 9BookishKen, Februar 2015
Cleaning leather leatherette book binding7 ungelesen / 7BookishKen, Januar 2015
Air purifier for preservation?16 ungelesen / 16TLCrawford, Januar 2015
Book Repair - Videos9 ungelesen / 92wonderY, Dezember 2014
Music sheet repair27 ungelesen / 27Artymedon, November 2014
horrible white residue2 ungelesen / 2rudel519, Oktober 2014
Covering old books with cotton fabric8 ungelesen / 8SomethingWicked, Oktober 2014
Cleaning grimy uncoated book covers8 ungelesen / 82wonderY, Oktober 2014
Removing ink, highlighters and stamps33 ungelesen / 33esclewis, September 2014
Tape residue8 ungelesen / 8TLCrawford, August 2014
Resin Stain and Page Gloss2 ungelesen / 2btdart, August 2014
Dusting books17 ungelesen / 17varielle, Juni 2014
A few mouldy paperbacks - chuck 'em?18 ungelesen / 18SaintSunniva, Mai 2014
Rat Urine1 ungelesen / 1Solecist, April 2014
Using fine sandpaper6 ungelesen / 6Africansky1, März 2014
Advice on cleaning this leather binding3 ungelesen / 3Sami_Bolman, Februar 2014
Binding old periodicals11 ungelesen / 11Helenliz, Januar 2014
Moving Library20 ungelesen / 20llaaiinnaa, September 2013
Book accessory question6 ungelesen / 6lilithcat, August 2013
Brodart Book Cover Sale - 25% Off - Until July 11 ungelesen / 1suburbguy, Juni 2013
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