Boxes for the Protection of Books: Their Design and Construction

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Lage Carlson
DIANE Publishing, 1994 - Book boxes - 224 pages
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A revised & updated version of the previous 1981 volume, Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books. Designed to meet the needs of book conservators, museum technicians, & curators in libraries & archives who require a practical method for the construction of protective boxes, which provide a safe method for storing, handling, & transporting library materials. Protective boxing affords a non-invasive, cost effective, & archivally sound way of dealing with large numbers of items or entire collections. Covers: simple housings; phased boxes; portfolios; double-tray clam shell box; book box with portfolio smaller/larger than the book.

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Page 1-18 - NEW YORK CENTRAL ART SUPPLY 62 Third Avenue New York, NY 10003 1-800-950-6111 PEARL PAINT 308 Canal Street New York.
Page 1-18 - Woodcraft (210 Wood County Industrial Park, PO Box 1686, Parkersburg, WV 26102-1686; 800-2251153) and GarrettWade (161 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013; 800-221-2942).
Page 3-1 - A phased box is usually constructed from one continuous piece of board which is cut and creased to produce a base board, four walls, and four flaps.
Page 3-11 - Roll the book to the left and right and up and down to ensure the board is large enough. Place the book in a position which will allow sufficient margins for the flaps and place a weight on it. Using an upright triangle, mark the position of all the outer edges of the book on the board with broken lines.
Page 5-1 - The double-tray clam shell box is a common design that has been used by bookbinders for decades. It is a simple and efficient design made up of three parts: the small tray, the large tray, and the case.
Page 1-17 - Colophon Book Arts Supply 3046 Hogum Bay Road NE Olympia, WA 98506 1-206-459-2940 Japanese pins, adhesives, Davey board Conservation Resources, International 8000-H Forbes Place Springfield, VA 221 51 1-800-634-6932 Board .020" and .060" and E-Flute corrugated Fastener Supply Inc.

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