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Re: Repair <- vs -> conserve, a new thread.....
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Repair <- vs -> conserve, a new thread.....
- From: "Rayburn L. Taylor" <RayTay@texnet.net>
- Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 22:17:01 -0500
- Message-Id: <199704290328.UAA20127@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
High and mighty, aren't we MR. KNOPS!
Cor Knops wrote:
> Sue Dunlap wrote:
> >If this is an unethical way of doing this, please let me know.
> >I am in the process of starting my own book repair business. My
> >first customer is my church, which wants their hymnals fixed.
> Yes, I think it's unethical. First of all. if you are starting a
> repair business why don't you focus on old cars or worn
> washing-machines ? That's what a repair man (woman) does: repair
> broken machinery. You take out the worn/broken part, look in our
> repertorium, and order a new part and install it...
> But, this has nothing to do with restoration or conservation.
> So, if you ask for a price for "repairing" a "church book" I would
> suggest $ 1,95 (all in)......
> Cor Knops.
> Knops Boekrestauratie
> Conservation & Restoration of Books and Paper
> Groenstraat 8
> 6151 CS Munstergeleen / Netherlands
> tel/fax +31 46 4200024
> mail email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org
> url http://www.worldaccess.nl/~corknops/index.htm
> OR http://www.xs4all.nl/~knops/index.htm