HC Book Protection

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HC Book Protection

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I have been reading SK books since the early 80s and unfortunately over the years lost, ruined, threw out many of my original HC books.
I recently started collecting HC 1st versions again (Currently 11).

My most prized is a signed 1st edition Revival.

I was looking for suggestions on best ways to protect it, I have seen talk of cover and stuff and have never used or bought one for any books that I have had.

Any suggestions or pointers are much appreciated.


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There are different makers and suppliers. I know of this one:

https://www.demco.com/gaylord-reg-2-mil ... duct=64064

and others made by Brodart.
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This gentleman is more meticulous than I have ever been but this should give you an idea.

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There are also folks who sell custom slip cases and traycases for specific books.

Here is an example of some of these products:

https://www.stephenkingcollector.com/buy_slipcases.html
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Excellent video and thanks for the plug Ben :)

I don't make cases for Revival, but I certainly second the idea that you should put a Brodart archival cover on all your SK books. I use these
http://www.shopbrodart.com/Library-Supp ... II-Sheets/

If you are looking for a one off custom case for your book I'd recommend Dick Olson at https://www.bookslipcase.com/ he's great to work with and you can see examples of his work on the site.
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Just an FYI about Dick Olson. I messaged him last week to get a custom made case and he no longer does custom ones. He said his hands give him trouble. My loss for sure!
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I hate to hear that. He is such a good guy.
Billybumbler wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:43 pm Just an FYI about Dick Olson. I messaged him last week to get a custom made case and he no longer does custom ones. He said his hands give him trouble. My loss for sure!
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That sucks, I'm sorry to hear it. It's been a while since we've talked I'll have to reach out and say hello.
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