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Re: [BKARTS] removing library labels



Thanks for the good solutions for the sticky label problem.  The books are worth cleaning up.
I appreciate the advice.
Patricia Sterritt> Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:49:45 -0800> From: allen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Re: removing library labels> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Mild heat will loosen the labels. Use a temperature controlled device > like this:> http://apps.webcreate.com/ecom/catalog/product_specific.cfm?ClientID=15&ProductID=17025> or this:> http://apps.webcreate.com/ecom/catalog/product_specific.cfm?ClientID=15&ProductID=18884> Or even a woodburning tool if you use it cool enough.> Then test removing the residual glue using a bit of goo gone or Undo.> Dave Allen> > Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration> 840 Snowdrop Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 2N4> (250)888-9380 http://www.Bookbinder.ca> > > > Patricia Sterritt wrote:> > Hello List, I recently rescued some appealing little books by Conrad Richter, Borzoi Books, from Alfred Knopf, printed in 1969. The cloth covers are attractive, with stamped title and design, but unfortunately there is an old library sticker on the spine, over which was added a newer sticky label, and one has scotch tape over that. I would greatly appreciate any advice on how to get these labels off in the least damaging way. Thanks in advance for your help. Patricia Sterrittpsterritt@xxxxxxxxxxx> > ***********************************************> > The Bonefolder, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2007 is Now Online at> > <http://http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>> > > > For all your subscription questions, go to the> > Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.> > See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information> > ***********************************************> >> > > > ***********************************************> The Bonefolder, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2007 is Now Online at> <http://http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>> > For all your subscription questions, go to the> Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.> See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information> ***********************************************
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