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[BKARTS] query lifting spines



next question...
say you want to lift the leather spine off a mid 19thc BIG bible for reapplication
and this particular spine is adhered straight to the text block.


do you
A: spend weeks with a scalpel trying to slice it off a smidgen at a time.
B: apply heat, hoping to convince the animal glues to loosen their grip.
or
C: giveup and go out for a few pints and shots?

please feel free to use both sides of the computer screen.

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j. godsey
sicpress.com
14 pleasant st
methuen, ma 01844
(978) 965-2176 fax 866-416-6101


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