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Basic Book Repair Techniques: Additional Resources

From Three Basic Book Repair Procedures by Carole Dyal and Pete Merrill-Oldham

This publication is not copyrighted. Printed copies are available for the cost of handling and mailing: single copy: $2.50; additional copies: $1.50 each. Please make checks payable to "Book Repair," Acme Bookbinding.". (Mailing address: "Book Repair"; c/o Acme Bookbinding; P.O. Box 699; Charlestown, MA 02129-0004).

If intervention is prompt, the life of a book can often be extended at very low cost. Unfortunately, damage may progress beyond the point where these basic techniques can be effective. More extensive treatment or commercial library binding may then be warranted. On the following is an abbreviated list of sources for conservation information and training.

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