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Books - FAQs - About Us (Preservation, Library of Congress)


Should I wear gloves when handling rare books? Should I oil my ... If I have to store my books in the basement or attic, should I put them in plastic bags or bins?

How to Care for Rare Books: 6 Steps (with Pictures)


If you care for your rare books properly, they will be preserved and increase in ... Keep your books out of direct sunlight and don't store them in a stuffy, hot room.

AbeBooks: Book Collecting Guide - Book Care


Bookseller recommended companies who provide book care supplies include Brodart ... Your favorite rare book seller (or ILAB member) should be able to help  ...

How to Care For Antique Books | HowStuffWorks


There are containers on the market designed to store antique books safely, and they work well for maintaining historical documents, too. Preservation -- Avoid ...

What's the Best Way to Store Books? - Real Simple


Q. How should I store my books? A. The ideal place to store books is pest-free, like an attic or a garage, as long as those spaces aren't subject to big ...

How to Care for Old or Valuable Books - Book Riot


Oct 29, 2012 ... Whether the older books on your shelves consist of rare first editions or ... Store old books (or any book you want to pay extra attention to) out of ...

Rare Books - Collectors Storage | University Products


Browse our site to find the best quality Rare Books storage products. ... Adjustable Rare Book Storage Box. Create your ... Store them vertically or horizontally.

How to Store Rare Books | Antique Book Storage Tips | StorageFront ...


Find tips for storing and caring for rare books. Find more tips for the best way to store valuable books by visiting StorageFront's website today!

Preserving Antique Books | Tips of the Trade | Antiques Roadshow ...


Feb 9, 2004 ... Appraiser Catherine Williamson and host Lara Spenser discuss antique book preservation. image 2. Repeated bending of a book over years ...

Care And Security Of Rare Books - National Park Service


Rare books, as well as books and other library materials ... determine whether a book is rare and Conserve. 0 Gram .... dust jackets and store them flat in shallow.

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Caring for rare books - Rare Books Collections - National Library of ...


Here are a few suggestions on how to store your rare books correctly and how to ... All books should be handled and stored with care, in order to preserve their ...

Preserving Your Rare Books: Setting up and Maintaining Your ...


Feb 15, 2012 ... It's important to store rare books with care; rubbing, pulling, and pushing can all cause unnecessary damage and decrease the value of rare ...

Rare Books 101, Part III: Storage – Aldine by Rebecca Romney


Feb 19, 2013 ... Bauman Rare Books galleries showcase some beautiful mahogany woodwork. A lovely wood bookcase seems ideal to store antique books, ...