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Re: Mold question.
- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Mold question.
- From: gary walker <gwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 23:04:10 -0700
- Message-id: <199605010548.BAA24252@listserv.syr.edu>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have some 18 century magazines that i used rubbing alcohol with a artists
brush then let dry--I read in some book about it -it seemed to work-also I
heard of putting paper with mold in a microwave oven but not enough to heat
up the glue to much-it gets the moisture out of the paper without browning
it-but seems to drastic to me.
>Hello all, this came via the feedback form from the GBW page. Anyone care to
>respond. Please resond to him since he is not on the list. His email is:
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>> MailFormRealName Craig Miller
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>> comments Dear GBW:
>> I'm hoping you can provide me with some
>> information or
>> refer me to an appropriate source.
>> I need to find out how to deal with
>> book materials that
>> have become moldy. I want to stop the
>> mold from
>> increasing as well as remove as much
>> mold as is present
>> without damaging the paper of the book.
>> The "paper" is a heavy coated stock and
>> the mold is
>> relatively minor. That is to say, the
>> mold is visible
>> and spread across the pages but it's in
>> small bits and
>> the paper isn't warped or otherwise
>> damaged. I believe
>> the coating on the stock has protected
>> it so far.
>> Do you have any suggestions or sources
>> I might check
>> for information or assistance?
>> Thank you.
>>>>>Drink and be merry, for our time is short and death lasts forever<<<<
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