The care and repair of books
The R. R. Bowker company, 1945 - Antiques & Collectibles - 121 pages
The care of books in general. The care of books in the library. Some enemies of books. The repair and mending of books. Treatment of paper, vellum etc. The care of leather bindings. The treatment of cloth bindings.
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The Care of Books in General
in Some Enemies of Books
The Treatment of Paper Vellum etc
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