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Re: [BKARTS] Books left in the cold



I have had success in getting the mold odor from older books. After dusting
off the bloom with a make-up brush, then testing the ink for solubility, I
painted each leaf with ethyl alcohol, to the point of saturation. Then put
the books under medium pressure till they dried. A re-exposure to dampness
may cause the odor to return, but for now it is appears to be non existant.

Ed Stansell

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