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Subject: Supporting sewing in book repair

Supporting sewing in book repair

From: Jack C. Thompson <tcl>
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 1998
Anna Wise <a.wise [at] wellcome__ac__uk> writes

>I am interested to find any information about techniques for
>supporting sewing when repairing of books and manuscripts without
>rebinding/removing original sewing threads.

For information on this topic, please read Bernard Middleton's, The
Restoration of Leather Bindings, American Library Association LTP
publication No. 18, 1972. pp. 75-85, "Alternatives to Resewing."

Jack C. Thompson
Thompson Conservation Lab
7549 N. Fenwick
Portland, OR  97217

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:73
                 Distributed: Friday, February 27, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-73-002
Received on Wednesday, 25 February, 1998

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