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Kite, Marion.

Conservation of leather and related materials / Marion Kite, Roy Thomson. - Boston : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006. - xxii, 340 p. : ill. (some col.) charts ; 24 cm. - Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology . - Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The nature and properties of leather / Roy Thomson -- Collagen: the leathermaking protein / B.M. Haines -- The fibre structure of leather / B.M. Haines -- The chemistry of tanning materials / A.D. Covington -- The mechanisms of deterioration in leather / Mary-Lou E. Florian -- Testing leathers and related materials / Roy Thomson -- The manufacture of leather / Roy Thomson -- The social position of leatherworkers / Robert D. Higham -- Gilt leather / Roy Thomson -- Cuir bouilli / Laura Davies -- The tools and techniques of leatherworking: correct tools + skills = quality / Caroline Darke -- General principles of care, storage and display / Aline Angus, Marion Kite and Theodore Sturge -- Materials and techniques: past and present / Marion Kite, Roy Thomson and Aline Angus -- Taxidermy / J.A. Dickinson -- Furs and furriery: history, techniques and conservation / Marion Kite -- The tanning, dressing and conservation of exotic, aquatic and feathered skins / Rudi Graemer and Marion Kite -- Ethnographic leather and skin products / Sherry Doyal and Marion Kite -- Collagen products: glues, gelatine, gut membrane and sausage casings / Marion Kite -- The manufacture of parchment / B.M. Haines -- The conservation of parchment / Christopher S. Woods -- Conservation of leather bookbindings: a mosaic of contemporary techniques -- The conservation of archaeological leather / E. Cameron, J. Spriggs and B. Wills -- Case histories of treatments.

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Leather--Conservation and restoration.
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Leather--Conservation and restoration.
Hides and skins--Conservation and restoration.


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