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[BKARTS] fingerprint powder

Has anyone had experience removing fingerprint powder from a book? A
client of mine had a break-in recently and the police took a first
edition Hemigway away to look for prints. It has been returned very
dirty, covered with a sticky, black dust which seems to between a
lot of the pages as well. If one brushes it off it leaves grey lines
and smudges. Any ideas?


David Allen
Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
840 Snowdrop Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia
(250) 888-9380

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