In-House Bookbinding and Repair is a working document that contains information on setting up both a basic bookbindery and repair lab (i.e. the design, equipment, tools, and supplies needed) and instructions on rebinding and repairing cloth-bound books. Highly illustrated to greater enhance its usefulness, this manual also covers various aspects of book repair and conservation, and contains appendixes on manufacturers and suppliers of materials and products discussed in the text, an extensive Glossary of terms, a separate section on World Wide Web Resources, and a helpful bibliography. This manual will prove valuable to libraries of all sizes and locations.
Sharon McQueen is assistant professor in the School of Library & Information Science at the University of Kentucky.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Part One: Setting Up Shop Chapter 4 1. The Environment Chapter 5 2. The Equipment Chapter 6 3. The Tools Chapter 7 4. The Supplies Part 8 Part Two: The Process: Recasing a 20th- or 21st-Century Book Chapter 9 5. Parts of a Book and Types of Damage Chapter 10 6. Preservation Awareness Chapter 11 7. Preparing the Text Block Chapter 12 8. Resewing Chapter 13 9. Making the Case Chapter 14 10. Casing In Chapter 15 11. The Hollow Tube Chapter 16 12. The Rebacking Chapter 17 13. Saving Provenance Part 18 Glossary Part 19 Manufacturers and Suppliers Part 20 World Wide Web Resources Part 21 Bibliography Part 22 Index Part 23 About the Author