Travels in Asia


Conservator: Patrick Layton
Date: 07/8/2017
Title: Travels in Asia, vol. 1
Owner: Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
Description: ¼ bound tan leather spine, marbled paper on cover

Dimensions: 143x214x35 mm (w x h x d)

Condition Report

  • Joint broken
  • Missing a portion of  spine

Completed Treatment

  • .1 mm mulberry Japanese paper and diluted PVA reinforcing Joint
  • Filled in the missing spine piece
  • Toned to match spine with diluted acrylic paint
  • Renaissance wax added to the tissue after toning to help the paper to look more leather and to help seal the color