That's the first part of our discussion, but we have covered quite a lot here: from Jay's studies and searching for the best path to build his career, to collecting books about bookbinding and spending too much money on book hunting.
Our seventh guest is Sophia Siobhan Wolohan Bogle, a bookbinder and book restorer from Ashland, Oregon. With her project Save Your Books, Sophia is also spending a lot of time educating people about book repair and restoration!
Our podcast's guest is Rita Udina, a book and paper conservator from Barcelona, Spain. Rita shows her fantastic studio, we talk about her projects, and answer questions that were sent by our followers!
Washi is often dubbed “the world’s thinnest paper,”. Chinzei’s variety, tengu-joshi washi, is 0.02 millimeters thick and weighs 1.6 grams per square meter. As opposed to standard paper, which is thicker and weighs 70 grams per square meter.
Eliane Gomes is an experienced book restorer and the owner of the Nautilus Boekbinderij in Haarlem, the Netherlands. You may find her texts on our website, and her input to the series of posts about bookish Game of Thrones is invaluable.
“Conservators in Collections Care repair a book with a broken cover to prevent further damage. Protecting Harvard’s special collections of rare books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, maps, photographs, and other treasures is the mission of Harvard Library Preservation Services.” Continue reading →