For the last year and a half, there has been little time to answer letters that do not relate directly to subscriptions or financial matters. The Correspondence backlog has not grown recently, but it is still there, all sorted, A to Z, and I have begun answering the most urgent ones in the A to F section. Don't give up hope. Send a fax if all else has failed. Faxes somehow get answered. The nuber is 512/929-3995.
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The Abbey Newsletter: Bookbinding and Conservation is issued eight times a year and has about 1250 subscribers. All subscriptions are for the calendar year. New subscribers automatically receive all issues published in the current year, unless they request otherwise, until September 1; after that, it is assumed that the subscription is for the following year. Checks or international money orders may be made out in U.S. dollars or English pounds, payable to Abbey Publications; send to 7105 Geneva Dr., Austin, TX 78723, USA. International payments can be made by VISA or Mastercard. This is a nonprofit coproration set up to encourage preservation of the written record, including the use of lasting materials in the creation of records.
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The Abbey Newsletter is selectively indexed in Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts and the Institute of Paper Science & Technology Abstract Bulletin. All issues but v.1 #2 are in print, and each volume has its own index.
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Abbey Publications is a nonprofit corporation (Tax ID #87-0436104). Its other publication is the Alkaline Paper Advocate. It is the policy of Abbey Publications to use permanent paper for both newsletters. In recent years, the paper has been Weyerhaeuser Cougar Opaque, which meets the ANSI standard (Z39.48-1992).Editor: Ellen McCrady