1920 Triple Combination Paper Mending


Date: 1920

Owner: Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections

Measurements: book- 120 x 186 x 50 mm, slipcase- 134 x 194 x 54mm

Previous Condition:

Adhesive from tape cross-linked with the paper making it brittle, sticky and broken, remove adhesive to prepare to be re-sewn back into book

Treatment:

Tape carrier was removed and residue cleared with cellulose powder and tetrahydrafuran.

Pages were repaired and guarded with Japanese tissue paper