Re-sew and Repair a Pamphlet/Chapbook
Pamphlets or Chapbooks consist of one gathering of several pages folded just once and attached through the middle fold somehow, sometimes with staples and sometimes with sewing. To repair this pamphlet we replace the rusty staples with thread and create a new spine for the paper cover.
- Type of Book: Stapled Pamphlet/Chapbook
- Issue: Rusty staples and broken paper spine
- Treatment: Replace rusty staples with thread and repair the broken spine with Japanese tissue
- 30 Minutes of Video
- PERPETUAL CAVEAT: Never repair valuable or scarce books. When in doubt only do preservation treatments and consult an accredited professional.