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Saving stuff : how to care for and preserve your collectibles, heirlooms, and other prize possessions

Author: Don Williams; Louisa Jaggar
Publisher: New York : Fireside, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive book on preserving every type of collectible--from the sentimental to the valuable--from the Smithsonian's Senior Conservator. Explains in plain language how you can use the techniques of museum professionals to keep your prized possessions in mint condition, including: photographs, in print and digital form; stuff only a parent could love--from baby teeth to old blankets and first artworks;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Williams; Louisa Jaggar
ISBN: 0743264169 9780743264167
OCLC Number: 57694714
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 338 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The museum of you --
Your treasures want to live in an Egyptian tomb --Deciding what stuff to save, give away, or toss --
Saving family stuff --
Preserving your photographs and films --
Archiving toys for young and old --
Saving the stuff only a parent could love --
Saving your family treasures --
Sorting and preserving the family trash --
Preserving your furniture --
Pop culture --
Preserving your sports and political memorabilia --
Preserving entertainment memorabilia and media --
Saving your books, comic books, newspapers, magazines, and letters --
Preserving your coins and stamps --
Preserving really valuable stuff --
Taking care of fine art --
Taking care of textiles --
Preserving musical instruments.
Responsibility: Don Williams and Louisa Jaggar.

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Teaches everyday collectors how to keep their prize possessions in mint condition. Explaining the easy and foolproof methods professionals use for preserving and displaying collectibles including:  Read more...
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"I am someone to whom stuff is serious business, so "Saving Stuff" is indispensable. Luckily, it covers saving books, because one thing I know I'll always want to save is "Saving Stuff" itself." -- Read more...

 
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