Conservation of Leather and Related Materials

Conservation of Leather and Related Materials

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The conservation of skin, leather and related materials is an area that, until now, has had little representation by the written word in book form. Marion Kite and Roy Thomson, of the Leather Conservation Centre, have prepared a text which is both authoritative and comprehensive, including contributions from the leading specialists in their fields, such as Betty Haines, Mary Lou Florian, Ester Cameron and Jim Spriggs. The book covers all aspects of Skin and Leather preservation, from Cuir Bouillie to Bookbindings. There is significant discussion of the technical and chemical elements necessary in conservation, meaning that professional conservators will find the book a vital part of their collection. As part of the Butterworth-Heinemann Black series, the book carries the stamp of approval of the leading figures in the world of Conservation and Museology, and as such it is the only publication available on the topic carrying this immediate mark of authority.21.1 Introduction Randy Silverman Successful conservation of leather bookbindings, unlike the treatment of many other types ... Traditional leather rebacking a€“ the repair of damaged hinges and headcaps with new leather onto which originalanbsp;...

Title:Conservation of Leather and Related Materials
Author: Marion Kite, Roy Thomson
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-08-11

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