Book Repair Techniques for Special Collections
Instructor: Olivia Primanis
Regular Registration: $1,300
Prerequisite: Introduction to Rare Book Care and Structure
During this workshop participants will practice conservation techniques for mending structures of original and early bindings. Methods for identifying structures, assessing deterioration and choosing repair techniques will be discussed. Problems that can arise from the repair of original structures and materials will be examined.Participants should bring cloth and leather books needing repair, preferably no later than early 20th century.
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