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Re: Book storage
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Book storage
- From: Betty Storz <storz@MCN.ORG>
- Date: Thu, 9 Jul 1998 06:56:12 -0700
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At 06:25 AM 7/9/98 -0700, you wrote:
>At 09:25 AM 7/9/98 UT, you wrote:
>>86 books, from a quantity point of view, are almost nothing.
>>From a value perspective, that is a different matter.
>>Inert mylar plastic bags, left open at the top, will protect them
>>from rubbing and most of the ambient dust.
>>Banks also have mice, [even a few big rats sometimes], burn down and get
>>Art Rubino & Co.
>Good suggestion! Just make sure the bags are Mylar. If the bag is left
>open a little at the top and the corners at the bottom are cut off, more
>ambient dust will be kept out and air will still circulate through the bag.
An afterthought: An added benefit of storing books this way is that they
can stay on your shelves in their little baggies where you can use them
whenever you want while your heirs are waiting for them, instead of being
packed in boxes in some deep, dark dungeon.