The preservation of leather bookbindings / H. J. Plenderleith

The preservation of leather bookbindings / H. J. Plenderleith

Books


REF.CP.0394
32 p. : 4 plates. ; 17 cm
1967
1946
London
Bookbinding--Repairing, Books--Conservation and restoration, Leather bindings (Bookbinding)
Briefly describes the problems associated with modern leather bindings. Topics include the causes of deterioration, how one should protect unprotected leather bindings, and cleaning procedures. "Designed to take the place of the pamphlet issued by the Trustees entitled British Museum leather dressing for library use, now out of print." Bibliographical footnotes.