Fwd: Re: I bought a book that stinks
J B Krygier
jbkrygier at owu.edu
Wed Aug 2 09:36:20 EDT 2006
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> Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2006 08:47:11 -0400
> From: pecksgrove at aol.com
> Subject: Re: I bought a book that stinks
> I have in the past received books that had a musty aroma. This is
> due to improper storage and may or may not be the sellors fault.
> One book store I know has books that smell like smoke simply
> because a business burned down next to the book store. Should the
> store owner throw out everything? The best thing I have found in
> dealing with a musty book is to just open it and stand on the end.
> after a few days the aroma goes away and it becomes tolerable. You
> can also put a bowl or two of popheri(?) in your library as old
> books tend to smell like old books.
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