preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Fri Jun 22 12:30:14 2001

On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> > Any suggestions on what to use to re-glue the pages, or rebinding, etc?
> I have no idea on that one. As someone else here mentioned, perhaps
> a librarian might know. I would expect the answer, however, for a
> 30-year-old paperback to be unsatisfactory.

If the paper has deteriorated (usually due to acids contained in it), then
you are out of luck - duplicate it while you still can. If the paper is
in good shape, then it can be rebound. Sometimes you need to trim a tiny
bit from the edge (a usable paper shear starts at ~$400).

Fred Cisin            
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