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Re: [BKARTS] AIC Stuff

I guess it depends on who you want to work for.

----- Original Message -----
From: Edward Stansell <CraftBook@xxxxxxx>
Date:         Mon, 15 Sep 2003 17:04:32 EDT
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject:      Re: [BKARTS] AIC Stuff

> Bruce,
> I can't say often enough that you have seen that the Emperor has no clothes.
> I too was once a member of the AIC.  They know all the catch phrases and
> esoteric vocabulary that goes with book restoration, but that's about the extent
> of it.  Conservators in the accademic world take months to do a single book. In
> their entire carreer they do no treat as many books as a non-accademic does
> in one year. Does experience and quality of work count for anything or is the
> only important thing a resume that lists the proper school or proper degree?
> Ed Stansell
> http://www.bookrestoration.net

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