New methods for the restoration and preservation of documents and books.
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New methods for the restoration and preservation of documents and books. (Novye metody restavratsii knig) by Akademiia nauk SSSR. Laboratoriia konservatsii i restavratsii dokumentov

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Books -- Conservation and restoration,
  • Manuscripts -- Conservation and restoration

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor-in-chief: N. Ya. Solechnik ; translated from Russian [by Mrs. J. Brown and IPST staff]
ContributionsSolechnik, Nikolaĭ IAkovlevich,
LC ClassificationsZ701 A383
The Physical Object
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18050530M

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