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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Book Mending

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/services/preservation/book.html

Book mending techniques used at Memorial Library,
Bindery and Preservation Department

  • Spine lettering correction
  • Loose cover or hinge
  • Torn pages
  • Missing pages replaced
  • Rebuild broken corners
  • New Spine
  • Hinge replacement
  • Endsheet replacement
  • Japanese Paper repair
  • Pamphlet binding sewing
  • Encapsulation
  • Wide spine pocket binders
  • Recasing
  • Map pocket
  • Bindfast gluing
  • Stabilize wet or moldy books

Equipment: