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1872 • Printers' Sheet of Miscellaneous Trade Receipts

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Ever wonder how 19th century collectors had writing ink cleaned from book pages? (“Be gone you pesky old annotations!”)    Might you be curious as to how they had their maps varnished? Or prints cleaned? Or books preserved?    Here’s some answers:


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For a transcription, go to this link http://infoshare1.princeton.edu/rbsc2/misc/Bib_4982494.pdf

Call number for: Crisp, William Finch. The Printers’ Sheet of Miscellaneous Trade Receipts. Great Yarmouth, [England], [1872.] is (Ex) Broadside 390.

For other “trade receipts” and “how-to” advice from W. F. Crisp, see the Internet Archive.

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