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Collecting Manuscripts: A Practical Introduction
Care for old books, manuscripts, photos and
Caring for manuscripts is not
labor-intensive. Keep paper away from excess light, heat, and moisture. Invest in archival
storage materials. And should an item need restoration, seek the advice of
a professional restorer recommended by or associated with a reputable museum.
The manuscript community is small, but growing. The
field offers a unique way to make history come alive for the collector.
And because the market is so diverse, a collector can participate at his
or her financial level, trading up for more expensive, desirable pieces as
he or she is able. I recommend it to any collector interested in scholarly pursuits.