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Conservation of leather and related materials

Author: Marion Kite; Roy Thomson
Publisher: Boston : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Series: Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Kite; Roy Thomson
OCLC Number: 1066643223
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 340 pages) : illustrations (some color), charts.
Contents: The nature and properties of leather / Roy Thomson --
Collagen: the leathermaking protein / B.M. Haines --
The fibre structure of leather / B.M. Haines --
The chemistry of tanning materials / A.D. Covington --
The mechanisms of deterioration in leather / Mary-Lou E. Florian --
Testing leathers and related materials / Roy Thomson --
The manufacture of leather / Roy Thomson --
The social position of leatherworkers / Robert D. Higham --
Gilt leather / Roy Thomson --
Cuir bouilli / Laura Davies --
The tools and techniques of leatherworking: correct tools + skills = quality / Caroline Darke --
General principles of care, storage and display / Aline Angus, Marion Kite and Theodore Sturge --
Materials and techniques: past and present / Marion Kite, Roy Thomson and Aline Angus --
Taxidermy / J.A. Dickinson --
Furs and furriery: history, techniques and conservation / Marion Kite --
The tanning, dressing and conservation of exotic, aquatic and feathered skins / Rudi Graemer and Marion Kite --
Ethnographic leather and skin products / Sherry Doyal and Marion Kite --
Collagen products: glues, gelatine, gut membrane and sausage casings / Marion Kite --
The manufacture of parchment / B.M. Haines --
The conservation of parchment / Christopher S. Woods --
Conservation of leather bookbindings: a mosaic of contemporary techniques --
The conservation of archaeological leather / E. Cameron, J. Spriggs and B. Wills --
Case histories of treatments.
Series Title: Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology.
Other Titles: Conservation of leather and related materials (Online)
Responsibility: Marion Kite, Roy Thomson.


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