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Collapsible Integral Cradle — Bainbridge Conservation
A discussion of collapsible cradles recently reminded me of this, which I made years and years ago. A simple adaption of the folding boxboard cradles that were our standard for exhibition, this one is pieces of binder's board with the right amount of space in the joints to fold, and a strip of linen tape around the spine area to hold it in shape (for a stab-sewn book). The drop-spine box was measured for the cradle collapsed around the book, so they're stored together, and the cradle ...
Handling A Rare Or Fragile Book | Travel Art | Paper Conservation | natARTlie
Handling guide for library and archive staff and patrons. Improper handling can affect the lifespan of your books and papers. When handling books (rare, fragile or in good condition) apply the techniques in this handling guide.