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Gvmt Printing Office & LOC Pub "Boxes for the Preservation of Books"
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- Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 11:18:35 -0600
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Last week I went to the GPO in Chicago to pick up a copy of "Boxes for the
preservation of books: their design and construction," published in 1994 by
the LOC. The ever-helpful government clerk told me they didn't carry it and
that it was no longer being published. When prodded, however, he looked and
found a copy. He may have been telling the truth, though; neither Amazon
.com nor Barnesand Noble.com carry it, and I'm certain that they did recently.
If you're considering purchasing, best not delay. . .
The Website for the GPO is:
to go directly to the order form try:
You can order online of fax the request or mail the printable
the database info is as follows:
PRF Online Via GPO Access
Title: Boxes for the Protection of Books: Their Design
Stock Number: 030-000-00253-9
Availability: in stock / whse and/or retail / priced
Price (non-U.S.): $32.50
Description: Issued in looseleaf form. Compiled by Lage
et al. Illustrated by Margaret Brown. Revised
and updated edition of previous volume entitled:
Boxes for the Protection of Rare Books: Their
Design and Construction. Designed to meet the
needs of book conservators, museum technicians,
and curators in libraries and archives who require
a practical method for the construction of
boxes. L.C. ISBN 0-8444-0797-6. L.C. card 93-
1994. Item 786.
Publisher: Library of Congress, Collections Services,
Year/pages: 1994: 236 p.; ill. looseleaf. revised ed.
Key Phrases: Conservation of Books, Books, Protection of Books,
Historic Preservation, Library of Congress,
SuDocs Class: LC 1.2:B 69/994
Author: Carlson, Lage
Extra Description: plastic coated
Weight: 3 lbs 3 oz
Quantity Price: discount
Binding: specialty item
Available date: 05-20-94
Subject Bibliography: 150BE
Status date: 06-20-95