07/04/2017 - 09:45
As the main goal, never ever replace rare book's original handmade headband with a new one, it is one of the most important historical evidence which carries a lot of codicology information. However, conserving this headband - if necessary - is the optimum choice. What does Headband (Endband) mean? Headbands are one of the bookbinding...Read more
07/04/2017 - 09:21
Marble paper tills a lot about the book: Thoughts of saving the historical evidence, during conservation and restoration process; is the main objective that all professional conservators are keen of. Moreover, before taking any conservation or restoration decision or action; conservators carefully should study hard the object history and condition...Read more
06/29/2017 - 02:31
Limp binding is a bookbinding method in which the book has flexible cloth, leather, vellum, or (rarely) paper sides. When the sides of the book are made of vellum, the bookbinding method is also known as limp vellum. The cover is made with a single piece of vellum or alternative material, folded around the text block, the front and back covers...Read more
06/28/2017 - 13:59
Paper grain direction What is paper grains? A paper's grain is the direction which most of the fibers align in a specific orientation. Grain is determined during the paper making process when fibers tend to align in one direction or the other. Is it important to know the grain direction? Paper is susceptible to any moisture, so it is important to...Read more

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