October Preservation Tip

This summer Tedd Anderson, Conservation Technician at Duke University, wrote two entertaining blog posts on his successes boxing books of unusual size. The first details his work with Audubon’s Birds of America (40 inches by 27 inches) and the second with Duke’s collection of miniature books (several of which can fit together on your palm). Read for tips on how to make an enclosure that isn’t so heavy it adds an extra 20 pounds to an already hefty volume or so loose that a book might be dropped and lost.

Do you have topics you would like to see highlighted, or suggestions for resources?  Please send your ideas to Celia Gavett at cgavet@law.columbia.edu.

Tips from previous months are available here.

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