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Publication on conservation in small libraries

From: Nicholas Pickwoad <npick>
Date: Thursday, September 22, 1994
Press Release
The Parker Library Conservation Project
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

The project announces the publication of "Conservation and Preservation
in Small Libraries", being a collection of essays by leading scholars
and conservators. The essays are based upon the conference papers of the
Fifth Anniversary Conference, but are supplemented with much new
material and have all been updated. With over 200 half-tone
illustrations and over 160 pages of new material this book represents
outstanding value. The release date is expected to be during the first
week of November 1994. The edition is limited to 500 copies, and you are
advised to reserve a copy early. Price 27 pounds plus postage and

To reserve a copy (and to receive a pro-forma invoice please write to:

    N. Hadgraft
    The Parker Library
    Corpus Christi College,
    Cambridge CB2 1RH
    +44 223 33 8025


  The Bibliographer and the Conservator

    R.I. Page. The Conservator and the Scholar.
    David McKitterick. Evidence in the Printed book and the Avoidance of
    Mildred Budny. Physical Evidence and manuscript Conservation.
    Nicolas Barker. The Character of a trimmer: Bibliography of

    F. Hookham. Preservation factors in the Design of New Libraries: an
        Architect's Viewpoint.
    J.R. Briggs. Preservation factors in the Design of New Libraries: a
        Services Engineer's Viewpoint.
    N. Hadgraft. Maintaining Satisfactory Environments n the Parker

    Christopher Clarkson. Rediscovering Parchment; the Nature of the
    Cheryl Porter. Some Considerations in Regard to the Need for Pigment
        Identification, and Some Methods Suggested.
    Nancy Bell. Considerations in Treating Paper Manuscripts.

  Case Studies
    Deborah Willis. The Conservation of the Parker Roll.
    Nicholas Pickwoad . The Conservation of CCCC MS. 197b
    Melvin Jefferson. The Rebinding of CCCC MS. 280

    Nicholas Hadgraft. Storing and Boxing the Parker Manuscripts
    Anthony Cains. In situ Treatment of manuscripts and Printed
        Books in Trinity College Dublin.
    Nicholas Pickwoad. Distinguishing the Good and Bad Repair of Books.
    Anthony Cains. Roger Powell and the Development of the Non-Adhesive

    Anthony Cains. Sydney Morris Cockerell: an Appreciation by one of
        his Journeymen.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:21
               Distributed: Thursday, September 22, 1994
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