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Question about repair



I own a publishing company in Nevada.  I have had many people contact me
about book repair.  I currently am not doing it, but are there any
suggestions out there where I can direct them to?

Thanks,

Maggie Johnston
Venus Publishing
----- Original Message -----
From: VirginiaTurnbull <virginia@GROVE.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 9:23 AM
Subject: Paper grain question


> I'm in the process of restoring a French binding.   The original
decoratives
> have to be backed for strength, and I just noticed that the grain of these
> is perpendicular to the spine of the book.   The text block grain appears
to
> lie parallel to the  spine.
>     My question is this:  should the grain of the (new) backing for the
> decoratives be parallel to original decorative or to the spine of the
book?
> Unfortunately, I'm in a rural area, and the client is in a hurry for his
> book and isn't willing to wait for a paper order for handmade paper to
> arrive.  :-((
>     Thanks!
> Virginia
>
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