Buckrams (again)

Rob Perrilleon rperrilleon at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 22 08:38:57 EST 2005

Anyone have tips for removing the library call number sticker from the dust 

Rob Perrilleon

>From: Cottonwood Books <cottonwoodbooks at yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>Subject: Re: Buckrams (again)
>Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 09:53:19 -0800 (PST)
>These pockets were in the back, which would be too strange (to me at least) 
>to have a bookplate back there.  If they (Previous Owner) don't scar up the 
>endpapers, I can usually "shave" off the glue and paper bits for a fairly 
>clean result, leaving only shiny trails where the glue used to be.  
>Although, I certainly have a little pack of tasteful "sticker" Ex Libris 
>(Ex Librii?) for those books that have had bookplates ripped out and now 
>feature a perfect bookplate-shaped scar.  *Sheesh*
>   blc
>Scot Kamins <kamins at dogeared.com> wrote:
>On Dec 21, 2005, at 5:15 AM, J B Krygier wrote:
> >> 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.
>I handle unsightly pocket scrapes by covering them with a tasteful
>ownership book plate.
>Scot Kamins
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