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Re: Copying tightly bound books



There are photocopiers designed for this.  Instead of laying the book on
the top of the copier you lay it over the edge.  Check with a library,
museum, or historical society that has old materials.  Your average library
probably won't have one.



At 02:34 PM 10/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>I have some rebound library books that have very tight bindings. I would
>like to get some relatively flat copies from the margin area. If the binding
>thread is cut to help the book lie flat for copying, can the book be easily
>resewn together and rebound without having to trim the book again. Any
>alternate suggestions that would allow such copying and do the least damage
>to the book?
>
>
>Paul Gough, editor
>Connecticut  Agricultural Experiment Station
>123 Huntington St.
>P.O. Box 1106
>New Haven, CT  06504-1106
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