Fwd: Re: Buckrams (again)

J B Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Wed Dec 21 08:15:09 EST 2005

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> Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 04:49:24 -0800 (PST)
> From: Cottonwood Books <cottonwoodbooks at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Buckrams (again)
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Not Dewey Decimal, but yes I do have spine numbers.  These are  
> painted on with white paint.  I ran the point of a toothpick over  
> the paint and was able to gently scrape off what was loose-ish and  
> it helped, but it isn't great.  I'd love to be able to get it off  
> clean, if possible, but then again, the library's idea was for the  
> numbers to be permanent.  Pockets were already ripped out, but,  
> without damaging the endpapers too bad.   It left glue and pocket  
> scraps behind, but these are easily diminished with a very sharp  
> paring knife and a lot of patience.  I like cleaning up my books.
>   benj clark
> John <jwol at fast.net> wrote:
>                 BC, do they have Dewey Decimal numbers on the  
> spines?  Has anyone had any success removing DD#’s from buckrams?
>   John Wolansky

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