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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VastgezetResources4 ongelezen / 4booksforreading, mei 22
VastgezetWelcome!13 ongelezen / 13Glacierman, mei 19
How to distinguish between mold and acceptable foxing?7 ongelezen / 7vstheroux, Vandaag 3:10pm
Tape stuck to book colored dust jacket2 ongelezen / 2JerryMmm, juni 25
Getting rid of foul odors from used books36 ongelezen / 36ironjaw, juni 11
Cracked hinges17 ongelezen / 17Glacierman, juni 10
Cloth covers & liquid spot3 ongelezen / 3Glacierman, juni 2
Ways to Protect Books from Termites9 ongelezen / 9aspirit, mei 11
Book Warping?7 ongelezen / 7Glacierman, mei 11
Is this evidence of previous mold on my endpapers or dirt?6 ongelezen / 6Glacierman, mei 11
Repairing a damaged slipcase14 ongelezen / 14Glacierman, mei 11
Books in shrink wrap13 ongelezen / 13Glacierman, mei 11
De-Sticky Book Jacket Covers20 ongelezen / 20Keeline, mei 10
Storing pamphlets6 ongelezen / 6Keeline, mei 10
Can Foxing Happen on Coated Paper?1 ongelezen / 1Acsis, mei 4
Crushed corners7 ongelezen / 7ironjaw, april 13
Just bought LEC - Way of All Flesh. What should I do to the leather?13 ongelezen / 13ironjaw, april 3
Help Needed16 ongelezen / 16mortalalliance, maart 5
Technical terms17 ongelezen / 17varielle, maart 3
Have you ever taken a book to Asia for months or longer? What about the humidity?14 ongelezen / 14Glacierman, januari 28
Seeking Group Administrator5 ongelezen / 5anglemark, januari 28
Help! Need to termite tent a house with 3000 books!2 ongelezen / 22wonderY, januari 9
Climate Controlled Storage Facilities6 ongelezen / 6ulmannc, januari 7
Limited Editions Club recommended a product called "Leather Vita"3 ongelezen / 3MsMixte, januari 3
How much does this foxing reduce the value?14 ongelezen / 14cbellia, december 2020
Any ideas on cleaning cloth and buckram bindings?15 ongelezen / 15varielle, september 2020
PVA glue to fix this slipcase?3 ongelezen / 3kdweber, augustus 2020
A small puncture and other mild flaws to my LEC4 ongelezen / 4kdweber, augustus 2020
How would you grade and repair this book? Would you repair it?10 ongelezen / 10RickFlair, augustus 2020
Covers Stuck Together After Being in Storage5 ongelezen / 5GreggMcG, augustus 2020
Library book circulation and cleaning during a pandemic10 ongelezen / 10lesmel, augustus 2020
Do de-acid sprays like this work without wrinkling or damaging the pages?4 ongelezen / 4jonsweitzerlamme, augustus 2020
Hardback decorative binding cord detached. Pictures inside.12 ongelezen / 12Glacierman, juli 2020
UV filter17 ongelezen / 17U_238, juli 2020
Are barrister bookcases the absolute best option for storing?9 ongelezen / 9Glacierman, juli 2020
Rebinding and reprinting mass market paperbacks and hardbacks4 ongelezen / 4kdweber, juli 2020
Repair damaged spine binding4 ongelezen / 4lilithcat, juni 2020
How can I touch up this slight damage to slipcase during shipping?4 ongelezen / 4Glacierman, juni 2020
Slip case touchup2 ongelezen / 2RickFlair, juni 2020
Has anyone made their own dust jacket for a book?11 ongelezen / 11NedBattle, maart 2020
Seek Advice Regarding Archival Cover for Hardcover Books without Dust Jackets14 ongelezen / 14ReadTree, januari 2020
Heat and Humidity Questions8 ongelezen / 8MarthaJeanne, september 2019
Storing Books in Underground Cavern3 ongelezen / 3jonsweitzerlamme, september 2019
Using non-sticky plastic28 ongelezen / 28WholeHouseLibrary, juni 2019
Advice on storing books10 ongelezen / 10jonsweitzerlamme, november 2018
how to remove adhesive residue from sticky notes2 ongelezen / 2jonsweitzerlamme, november 2018
Repairing a tear in glossy paper5 ongelezen / 5jonsweitzerlamme, november 2018
Covers of a 1914 Edith Wharton set3 ongelezen / 3benjclark, november 2018
Protecting rare books from humidity3 ongelezen / 3eastonlionel, oktober 2018
Why do I keep staining my books?11 ongelezen / 11PhaedraB, september 2018
Dust Jacket Covers1 ongelezen / 1audduck, juli 2018
Centipede Press Humidity Issue Help3 ongelezen / 3anglemark, juni 2018
Storing in an attic16 ongelezen / 16MurkyBookend, april 2018
Library Books & Flu Germs14 ongelezen / 14Hope_H, januari 2018
Risks of Storing Library Temporarily in a Garage?6 ongelezen / 6PhaedraB, januari 2018
What to do with an 1852 set of Waverley Novels9 ongelezen / 9laotzu225, november 2017
Sticky Acetate1 ongelezen / 1EclecticIndulgence, oktober 2017
sticky/humid covers4 ongelezen / 4melannen, oktober 2017
Help ink problem6 ongelezen / 6kdweber, september 2017
How to prevent mold in a tropical climate?19 ongelezen / 19humouress, september 2017
Eliminating Ordor in Books88 ongelezen / 88humouress, september 2017
Book Press Paint Schemes30 ongelezen / 30TrippB, juni 2017
Removing stains (chocolate?) from pages8 ongelezen / 8MarthaJeanne, mei 2017
page cleaning8 ongelezen / 8cbellia, april 2017
PAGE CLEANING7 ongelezen / 7jldarden, maart 2017
Post-poning moldy book repair1 ongelezen / 1Veritasius, december 2016
Removing tea stain6 ongelezen / 6Alexis.Rose, juni 2016
A good book repair person for mom's bible2 ongelezen / 2lilithcat, april 2016
Shipping and Storing a Book Collection22 ongelezen / 22shikari, december 2015
Recommendations sought for a binder in the UK9 ongelezen / 9bluepiano, oktober 2015
Sticky dust jacket -- removal7 ongelezen / 7anglemark, september 2015
removal of book plates and other glued in items in the frontispiece?16 ongelezen / 16shikari, september 2015
Removing an adhesive sticker3 ongelezen / 3Crypto-Willobie, augustus 2015
Cleaning plan for Library5 ongelezen / 5MarthaJeanne, augustus 2015
Strange Marks on Book Cover - Hoping it's Not Mold????13 ongelezen / 13TheSkaFish, juni 2015
Stickers!50 ongelezen / 50laytonwoman3rd, juni 2015
need a couple slipcases9 ongelezen / 9TLCrawford, mei 2015
Mold and Sunshine9 ongelezen / 92wonderY, mei 2015
writing in ink9 ongelezen / 9BookishKen, februari 2015
Cleaning leather leatherette book binding7 ongelezen / 7BookishKen, januari 2015
Air purifier for preservation?16 ongelezen / 16TLCrawford, januari 2015
Book Repair - Videos9 ongelezen / 92wonderY, december 2014
Music sheet repair27 ongelezen / 27Artymedon, november 2014
horrible white residue2 ongelezen / 2rudel519, oktober 2014
Covering old books with cotton fabric8 ongelezen / 8SomethingWicked, oktober 2014
Cleaning grimy uncoated book covers8 ongelezen / 82wonderY, oktober 2014
Removing ink, highlighters and stamps33 ongelezen / 33esclewis, september 2014
Tape residue8 ongelezen / 8TLCrawford, augustus 2014
Resin Stain and Page Gloss2 ongelezen / 2btdart, augustus 2014
Dusting books17 ongelezen / 17varielle, juni 2014
A few mouldy paperbacks - chuck 'em?18 ongelezen / 18SaintSunniva, mei 2014
Rat Urine1 ongelezen / 1Solecist, april 2014
Using fine sandpaper6 ongelezen / 6Africansky1, maart 2014
Advice on cleaning this leather binding3 ongelezen / 3Sami_Bolman, februari 2014
Binding old periodicals11 ongelezen / 11Helenliz, januari 2014
Moving Library20 ongelezen / 20llaaiinnaa, september 2013
Book accessory question6 ongelezen / 6lilithcat, augustus 2013
Brodart Book Cover Sale - 25% Off - Until July 11 ongelezen / 1suburbguy, juni 2013
Spine labels3 ongelezen / 3alsvidur, juni 2013
Klingshield ... Protection for books3 ongelezen / 3Nicole_VanK, mei 2013
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