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1PhilOPosia
Mar 12, 2007, 10:46am

I have a copy of a limited edition illustrated book that is paperbound. Though in good shape, is getting on in age. Is having the book hardbound an option for preserving it - or merely a sure-fire way of shooting down its value for those who will one day pry it from my cold, dead hands?
Thank you

2lilithcat
Modifié : Mar 12, 2007, 10:55am

If the book is valuable, don't have it rebound.

You can purchase a phase box (see here and here), or you can have a nice clamshell box made for you by a binder.

(Oh, whatever you do, do not have it slipcased. That will abrade the book.)

3PhilOPosia
Mar 12, 2007, 2:48pm

Thank you kindly. Very good - I had not thought to check brodart.