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Re: Book Plates
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Book Plates
- From: "John G. Henry" <jhenry@WILLOWTREE.COM>
- Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 07:48:05 -0600
- Message-Id: <199803121348.FAA31650@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
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At 12:01 AM 3/11/98 CDT, D. Brady wrote:
>I remember reading about applying a strip of wheat paste, allowing
>it to dry, and then misting it when ready to "tip in." I like the
>idea of tipping the plate in rather than pasting the entire plate,
>but I am concerned that the wheat paste method will cause
>the paper to wrinkle.
My own bookplates are tipped in with bindery paste. In order to reduce the
potential of wrinking, I utilized paper which had a grain direction parallel
with the length of the stripe of paste. As crudely depicted below:
|P| | The grain direction would then match the
|A| | grain direction of most of the book pages
|S| | to which it might be attached.
|E| | Using a non-warping paste is a plus.
| | |
John G. Henry - Cedar Creek Press