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Re: [BKARTS] copies



There are photocopiers available which are made just for books which are
unable to be placed flat on the glass plate of a regular copier.
Unfortunately I have no idea where one finds them. If a local copy shop
doesn't have one, perhaps a nearby university library might?

Lavinia Adler

On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 06:29:57 -0500 velma bolyard <velma@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
writes:
> Hi List,
> I recently purchased a lovely, small, Dictionary of Natural History 
> printed in 1815 in England that is in quite good shape. It has many 
> tiny plates that are hand colored and charming for their detail, 
> both 
> accurate and mythical. The blue cloth cover is good, paper is crisp 
> and 
> only slightly mellowed by age, there is a tear in the back endsheet 
> hinge where it's pasted to the case. (I may have vocabulary messed 
> up, 
> here.)  The color in the plates is fine. I would like to make 
> photocopies of the plates, but have many concerns. Opening the book 
> completely flat isn't possible (it opens easily, but not flat) but 
> will 
> opening it repeatedly (about 20 times) to place even lightly on a 
> copier harm the book? Do any of you have advice for me regarding 
> this?
> Any advice is appreciated.
> Velma Bolyard
> 
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