Saving Stuff: How to Care for and Preserve Your Collectibles, Heirlooms, and Other Prized Possessions
Saving Stuff teaches everyday collectors how to keep their prized possessions in mint condition. This is the definitive book on preserving by the man who has overseen the Smithsonian's preservation of everything from the papers of our founding fathers to the Fonz's leather jacket. Don Williams explains the nature of various materials - wood, paper, metals, ceramics, cloth, and more - and reveals what makes them fall apart. In plain English, Saving Stuff explains the easy and foolproof methods professionals use for preserving and displaying collectibles including: photographs, books, fine art, stamps, coins and much more.