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Re: [BKARTS] Taming a Stubborn Spine



Enzymes work very well.  You have a mouth full of enzymes.

Spit on the adhesive, lay some wax paper or plastic film
over it and come back in a few minutes to see how things
are going.

I didn't say that, did I?

Oh.  Well, alright.  Fair enough.

Jack


>On Feb 24, 2006, at 9:20 AM, roroberts@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>
>> I'd guess the rebinding as mid to late 1880-1920. The remaining
>> adhesive is a light brown, very thin, with the cloth lining also very
>> thin. No color change with paste application.
>>
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>I have heard to some people have used enzymes to clean spines. I am not
>sure who has done that, but maybe someone on this List has more
>information?
>Bill Minter

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