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Prisoner of war Dino Belardinelli letter to his mother in Italy.Similar to the WWII Russian soldier triangle letterlocking format, this stationery used by WWII POW's allowed for privacy but not for an enclosure secured with an adhesive. ...
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Watch our MITemp Lucy Brown demonstrate how to make this quick, easy, and inexpensive book cradle with one Tyvek™ envelope and some recycled air pillows. Book cradles are a type of support that help to reduce stress on the spine of a bo...
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Reengineering broken book spines working group presents this first of many instructional videos that demonstrate the variations of this innovative book conservation treatment. WHO IS INVOLVED AND WHY: Jana Dambrogio, Thomas F. Peterson (...
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"Have you seen the future?" is a book with pages that never stop turning. This edition limited to 180 copies was made expressly for the MIT Libraries Infinite Mile Awards Celebration by hand by the 2015 Rewards and Recognition committee ...
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A letter from Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, to Cardinal Ignazio Boncompagni Ludovisi, 1782. The "Removable Paper Lock" format, a ceremonial-type correspondence, was used by French Kings (Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI) and Que...
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This small pocket-sized device shows the alphabet as it’s signaled using semaphore flags. Turn the dial, and look in the window by the sailor’s right foot to see the letter he’s signaling. (Turn the disk around, and you’ll see what the f...
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