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Book on biodeterioration of paper and books

From: Larisa G. Levashova <ban>
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 1994
Attention of All Readers! If you are inquisitive and unselfishly fond of
the book, you must comprehend all of their secrets. Books are result of
human intelligence, a product of polygraph, a copy at the library,
friends and advisors at home.

Books live complicated and for many inconspicuous life. They get old and
have their own enemies. They are readily inhabited by microorganisms
which are far from being harmless for owners of the libraries. All these
detrimental factors are divulged in a well illustrated edition, written
that is and released by Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences in
1994 in two languages (Russian and English). This edition contains 230
pages of text with 41 figures and references of 214 titles.

Biodeterioration of Paper and Books, by Yuliya P.Nyuksha

The author of the book is a world-famous specialist who has devoted her
life to elaboration of the problem  of biodeterioration.

She has uncovered in detail the many aspects of the problem which has
not been known even to quite honourable specialists. The whole world has
been described including about 300 species of microscopic fungi which
inhabit keeping rooms of the libraries and affect racks, boxes and book

Complicated biochemical processes leading to damage and disintegration
of any one component of the book parts have been revealed. The book
itself is ill, but pathogens of its disease are also dangerous to man.

The book includes a plethora of absolutely necessary recipes in order to
cope with these calamities. It is important that every one should master
these precautions for there take place breakdowns, sometimes fires,
floods or disasters when books are need of urgent and skilled help.

Dear Colleagues!

The book being offered has been written at a high scientific level and
includes much interesting and useful information.

Order this book now!

You can obtain the book for cash directly at Library of the Academy of
Sciences, to the address:

    Document Conservation Department
    Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    1 Birzhevaya Liniya, 199034 St.Petersburg,

or by written order using a payment document:

    Receiving Bank: VO FAO PSB RTZ 'AO PSB', RF, SPB
    Account 11000608289 MFO-171014
    k 700161691 MFO-161002

A copy of the payment document must be sent to the address:

    Dr. Larisa G. Levashova
    Head, Document Conservation Department
    Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences
    1 Birzhevaya Liniya, 199034
    St. Petersburg

                   Conservation DistList Instance 8:1
                   Distributed: Monday, June 13, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-8-1-007
Received on Wednesday, 8 June, 1994

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