Tape stick to book colored dust jacket



I have a book set that has 6 volumes of comic books, all of them have book jackets that are colored. The books are stored in a box set.

I accidentally got the tape stuck mildly to 2 of the volumes (dark color), so it got removed immediately and gently.

However, I noticed that the color slightly changed a bit (a bit lighter if view under light or from different angles).

Therefore, I would like to inquire that whether these are residues of tapes left on the jacket, or did the tape take away the outer color layer of the book jacket?

Moreover, when the problem is identified, please help advise whether there are any solutions so that I could restore to original color?

Moreover, would it be possible that I use the kneaded eraser such as PrismaColor to clean the book jacket off from that?

Please also refer to the photos I have attached for more details.

Thank you for your time and support.

Best regards,

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    Asked on June 23, 2021 2:01 am
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    It does look more like a transfer to me. A kneaded eraser or crepe eraser would be a gentle way to see if it can be improved. It is so subtle that you must be very cautious not to increase the damage. It is possible that some chemical transfer has soaked into the fibers and if that is the case then I would let it go as trying to get that out would require chemicals, fume hood and a conservator. Sorry I don't have a bettter answer. Tape is the devil!

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    Answered on July 7, 2021 2:34 pm