Queer Person


Conservator: Patrick Layton
Date: 14/1/2016
Title: Queer Person
Owner: Brigham Young University
Description: Cloth Covered book
Dimensions (w x h x d): 150x207x32 mm

Condition Report

  • Board covers separating from spine
  • Internal hinges braking at spine

Completed Treatment

  • Cut book out of case
  • Cleaned the spine using Methyl-Cellulose
  • Sewed on linen tapes to add stability
  • Lined spine with paste, backing paper, and airplane linen
  • Lifted board edges on both the endsheet and cloth sides
  • Attached airplane cotton between boards
  • Glued airplane cotton under lifted endsheets
  • Toned Japanese tissue to match yellow color in endsheets and board color
  • Attached toned tissues to their respective places
  • Reinforced board corners with paste