Australian Gazette 1853

Conservator: Patrick Layton
Date: 10/12/2021
Title: Australian Gazette 1853
Owner: University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Hamilton Library
Description: Cloth tightback binding with a hollow
Dimensions (w x h x d): 220x335x88 mm

Condition Report

  • Board cover separating from spine
  • Spine flapping
  • 2 signatures loose on front cover
  • Loose pages at rear of book

Completed Treatment

  • Lifted cloth edges on cover
  • Caught up loose signatures with a link stitch
  • Attached Japanese tissue under lifted cloth to spine
  • Lifted cloth from the spine tube to attach toned tissue
  • Attached toned tissue under cloth on cover and spine