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The E-Sylum: Volume 4, Number 1, January 5, 2001, Article 7


Stephen Pradier writes:

"I found a web site that offers "Sources of Conservation Supplies and Services" which has a multitude of links for book preservation and supplies. A majority of these service suppliers are used by the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution and libraries in general.

The web site is as follows:

When you live in the country a lot of services are hard to find. I contacted one supplier, Heckman Bindery, and they service the general public as well as large institutions. They are at

They have a contact list and web pages displaying some of their book conservation products. Unfortunately some books cannot be repaired or just should not be repaired in order to retain their original covers etc. Please feel free to share this information with the rest of the E-Sylum subscribers."

Phil Carrigan adds:

"as to Library Supplies -- I buy stuff from Gaylord Bros in NY 800/634-6307. I made this contact thru my employer and our scientific library."

Wayne Homren, Editor

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