Recommendations for repair and allied processes for the conservation of documents. by British Standards Institution.

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  • Books -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Paper -- Preservation.

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Other titlesRepair and allied processes for the conservation of documents., Treatment of sheets, membranes and seals.
StatementBritish Standards Institution.
SeriesBritish standard -- BS 4971 : Part 1 : 1973
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Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL20171015M

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