Rebinding, recasing, conservation, paper, cloth
Archival Science | Art and Materials Conservation | Art Practice | Book and Paper | Library and Information Science
Conservation recasing is a way to preserve our 19th and 20th century materials in which the bindings have failed and, in many cases, been lost over time. It is not intended to be used on valuable bindings or volumes printed before 1800. The structure used is based on the German (Bradel) case binding.
Conn, Donia; Verheyen, Peter D.; and Department of Preservation and Conservation, "Conservation Re-casing (Binding)" (2011). Libraries' and Librarians' Publications. 57.
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