LTP Program No. 18. Library Technology Association - American Library Association - Chicago. Second volume in the Library Technology Program's series on the conservation of library materials. Contains illustrations, foreword, preface, introduction, definition of terms, selected reading and index.
Includes chapters on: Definition of Terms; Workshop Tools, Equipment and Materials; Cleaning the Bindings; Removing the Original Spine; Alternatives to Resewing; Resewing; Gluing Up, Rounding and Backing; Headbanding; Back Lining; Preparation of Boards for Rebacking; Rebacking; Repairing Inner Joints; Replacing the Original Spine; Repairing Caps an Outer Joints without Rebacking; Repairing Caoutchouc Bindings; Repairing Corners; Blending in New Endpapers; Straightening Warped Boards; Rebonding Old Pasteboards; Salvaging Old Sides; Staining, Aging, Tooling and Furbishing; Record of Repairs.