cottonwoodbooks at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 22 09:23:21 EST 2005
Lighter fluid. The yellow bottle with the blue cap. Squirt a little on sticker, wipe up excess from surrounding area. Be sure to saturate paper portion of sticker. Wait a few seconds. Peel off sticker. Squirt a little more lighter fluid on your cleaning rag and wipe up sticky residue left behind. Admire.
Rob Perrilleon <rperrilleon at hotmail.com> wrote:
Anyone have tips for removing the library call number sticker from the dust
>From: Cottonwood Books
>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*
>Scot Kamins 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.
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