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[BKARTS] wire loop in bidnding (was: odd things that one finds in a book)

That might be what it was used for, but I've never encountered a bookmark
tape secured like this.  Usually they are just glued in onto the spine and
that is all.

I have posted pictures of the binding and wire loop.  You can view them at:

Any suggestions would be appreciated.  Unless there is some great historical
importance to this wire, it will be removed when we finish the repair.  I
just wanted to ask before I tore it out.


on 1/22/03 12:59 PM, Carl Sundell at c-sundell@xxxxxxxx wrote:

> I would guess that the loop was to hold the end of a bookmark tape that came
> out of the top of the spine.

 Eric Alstrom      Collections Conservator
 Dartmouth College      Hanover, NH
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