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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AngeheftetResources6 ungelesen / 6jonsweitzerlamme, Oktober 2021
AngeheftetWelcome!14 ungelesen / 14cbellia, November 2021
Split endpaper and acidic newspaper clip on this 90 year old book9 ungelesen / 9terebinth, Heute 3:33am
Removing foxing10 ungelesen / 10mr.philistine, Donnerstag 1:20am
Protect exterior of slipcase with scotchguard "like" material.16 ungelesen / 16fayevert, Montag 11:40pm
How to reattach center page to stitched signature?3 ungelesen / 3mr.philistine, Sonntag 5:21pm
Un-creasing and Un-folding paper9 ungelesen / 9maisiedotes, September 5
Oak Knoll Sale on Bookbinding Titles1 ungelesen / 1lilithcat, August 2
How to know if foxing is mold that will spread6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, Juli 25
Ways to Protect Books from Termites12 ungelesen / 12Frank_Zwolinski, Mai 7
Have you ever taken a book to Asia for months or longer? What about the humidity?15 ungelesen / 15humouress, April 17
Stickers on book jackets4 ungelesen / 4Keeline, April 16
Books fit really tightly in slipcase after adding DJ protectors6 ungelesen / 6Keeline, April 10
Sewn and glued book hinge is unglued12 ungelesen / 12Glacierman, März 30
Conservator needed for a bug eradication in SW England1 ungelesen / 1Andy_Dingley, März 18
Cracked hinges21 ungelesen / 21RickFlair, Januar 7
Book Glue10 ungelesen / 10Glacierman, Dezember 2021
Restaining/ Repairing stained or silverfish/moth eaten cloth cover HBacks5 ungelesen / 5SamQTrust, November 2021
Repairing a damaged slipcase15 ungelesen / 15SamQTrust, November 2021
Getting rid of foul odors from used books37 ungelesen / 37SamQTrust, November 2021
Repairing a crease in the spine of a cloth-bound book3 ungelesen / 3mr.philistine, Oktober 2021
Spots on book fore edge11 ungelesen / 11ironjaw, Oktober 2021
Fumigation2 ungelesen / 2Glacierman, Oktober 2021
Broken / Detached / Split Book Hinge6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, September 2021
How to distinguish between mold and acceptable foxing?8 ungelesen / 8Glacierman, Juli 2021
Tape stuck to book colored dust jacket2 ungelesen / 2JerryMmm, Juni 2021
Cloth covers & liquid spot3 ungelesen / 3Glacierman, Juni 2021
Book Warping?7 ungelesen / 7Glacierman, Mai 2021
Is this evidence of previous mold on my endpapers or dirt?6 ungelesen / 6Glacierman, Mai 2021
Books in shrink wrap13 ungelesen / 13Glacierman, Mai 2021
De-Sticky Book Jacket Covers20 ungelesen / 20Keeline, Mai 2021
Storing pamphlets6 ungelesen / 6Keeline, Mai 2021
Can Foxing Happen on Coated Paper?1 ungelesen / 1Acsis, Mai 2021
Crushed corners7 ungelesen / 7ironjaw, April 2021
Just bought LEC - Way of All Flesh. What should I do to the leather?13 ungelesen / 13ironjaw, April 2021
Help Needed16 ungelesen / 16mortalalliance, März 2021
Technical terms17 ungelesen / 17varielle, März 2021
Seeking Group Administrator5 ungelesen / 5anglemark, Januar 2021
Help! Need to termite tent a house with 3000 books!2 ungelesen / 22wonderY, Januar 2021
Climate Controlled Storage Facilities6 ungelesen / 6ulmannc, Januar 2021
Limited Editions Club recommended a product called "Leather Vita"3 ungelesen / 3MsMixte, Januar 2021
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
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