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Re: Removing masking tape from a dustjacket



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----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Schwartz" <SchwartzP@RUDERFINN.COM>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 3:21 PM
Subject: Removing masking tape from a dustjacket


> I recently acquired a fairly scarce volume from 1929 with the dustjacket
> intact.  However a previous owner put around a two by three inch swatch of
> some sort of masking tape over the head and heel of the spine of the
> dustjacket.  There was no reason for this because the dustjacket appears
to
> be complete with no tears when looking at the nonprinted side.  What is
the
> best way to safely remove the tape without staining the dustjacket paper?
>
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